Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Baldwin, Baldwine, Baldwyn, Baldwyne, Baldwynn and others.
First found in Shropshire, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: George Baldwin who settled in Boston Mass. in 1620; Edward who settled in Virginia in 1650; and Richard in Boston in 1638. In Newfoundland, Mary and Richard were planters in 1724 in Placienta.