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  • Abigail Flint (1667 - 1709)
  • Agnes Hayward (c.1544 - 1600)
  • Dame Alice Buller (1579 - 1647)
  • Alice Hayward (1577 - 1628)
  • Alice Hayward (c.1652 - 1673)
    Goodenow, L. B. The Brett Genealogy: I. The Bretts in England. II. William Brett. III. Roger Brett. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Murray and Emery Co., 1915), 51-52. ALICE BRETT (William1), born about...

About the Hayward surname

From English: occupational name for an official who was responsible for protecting land or enclosed forest from damage by animals, poachers, or vandals, from Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ (see Hay 1) + ward ‘guardian’.