From the old Barony of Cadzow, now included in the parish of Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Found in The Surnames of Scotland: Their origin, Meaning and History Black, George F., Edinburgh 1993
Researched by Nigel Cadzow
W. de Cadio, canon of Glasgow, is mentioned in 1258 (register 208) and, as Willelmus de Cadihou, he made a gift to the Church of Glasgow.
William de Cadyow was removed from the King’s Council.
Adam de Cadiou of the county of Lanark rendered homage.
Richard de Cadiagh or Kadiagh, messenger, carried letters of Edward 1st.
Sir John de Cadiou was rector of the church Insule Sancti Braoch, (Inchbrayoch).
Richard Cadyoch was a member of the Scots parliament for Montrose, and Johnne Cadyow the same for Aberdeen.
William de Cadeau was clerk of the burgh of Aberdeen
Johnne Cadyow was a member of the Scots parliament for Aberdeen.
David de Cadzow, (Cadyhow, Caidyoch, Cadiou, Cadzhowe, Cadioch, Cadioche, Cadyoche) appears frequently in records between 1440 and 1463 as precentor, procurator, bailie, and canon of Glasgow, rebuilder of the altar of S. Servan in 1446, and rector of the university in 1452.
John de Cadyow went to the burgh of Aberdeen to ask forgiveness of the council.
William Cadiou was a charter witness in the burgh of Aberdeen.
William de Cadeau was Clerk of the Burgh of Aberdeen.
Master Andrew Cadyhoith, a Scottish merchant, had safe conduct and protection in England.
George Caiwdow, a follower of the earl of Cassilis, was respited for murder.
Elizat Cadyou was resident in the town of Dysart.
Bessie Kaidzow is recorded in the parish of Carnwath.
Other spellings of the name Cadzow:
Cadiow, Cadizo, Cadeyoch, Cadyoch,
Cadyhou, Caidzow, Kedzow, Kegzow
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