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Early Origins of the Baldridge family


The surname Baldridge was first found in Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Baldridge family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baldridge research.
Another 74 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1080, 1235, 1306, 1481, 1524, 1504, 1512, 1515, 1608, 1679, 1663, 1685 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Baldridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Baldridge Spelling Variations


Although the name, Baldridge, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Baldrick, Baldred, Baldridge, Balrich, Baldrey and many more.

Early Notables of the Baldridge family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Thomas Baldry (c.1481-1524), English politician, Member of Parliament for Ipswich in 1504, 1512 and 1515; Edmund Boldero (1608-1679), an English royalist...
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Migration of the Baldridge family to Ireland


Some of the Baldridge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Baldridge family to the New World and Oceana


Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Baldridge family name Baldridge, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Baldridge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Baldridge who settled in Maryland in 1634
  • Thomas Baldridge, who settled in Maryland in 1634
  • James Baldridge, who landed in Maryland in 1634 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thames Baldridge, who arrived in Maryland in 1634 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Baldridge, who arrived in Maryland in 1637 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Baldridge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Baldridge, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1745 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Baldridge (post 1700)


  • H. Clarence Baldridge (1868-1947), American Republican politician, Member of Idaho State Senate, 1913-1915; Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1923-1927; 14th Governor of Idaho, 1927-1931 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kenneth Ferguson Baldridge (1886-1971), American politician, newspaper editor and publisher, candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 5th District, 1936
  • Kyley Baldridge, American actor, known for his work in Mr. Woodcock (2007), Phys Ed Trauma Tales (2008) and Pick Up the Pace: Making 'Mr. Woodcock' (2008)
  • Bert Baldridge (1889-1949), American cinematographer, known for his work in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Orvel Baldridge, American actor, known for his work on Where the Red Fern Grows (2003), The Cherokee Word for Water (2013) and The Doe Boy (2001)
  • Tony Baldridge, American visual effects specialist, known for his work on Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Green Lantern
  • Daniel Baldridge (b. 1985), American football offensive tackle
  • Jim Baldridge, former American newscaster who anchored Dayton Air Show broadcasts for 26 years from 1975
  • Cyrus Leroy Baldridge (1889-1977), American artist, illustrator, author and adventurer
  • Joseph C. Baldridge (b. 1848), American politician, Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1895-97 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Suggested Readings for the name Baldridge


  • Our Baldridge Forebears and Some of Their Collateral Lines by Chester C. Kennedy.

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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