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Buckridge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Buckridge is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was a name given to a a burghead which means fortress-hard. This surname is derived from Old English


Early Origins of the Buckridge family


The surname Buckridge was first found in Middlesex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Buckridge family


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Buckridge Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Buckridge were recorded, including Buckeridge, Buckridge and others.

Early Notables of the Buckridge family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Buckridge family to Ireland


Some of the Buckridge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Buckridge family to the New World and Oceana


To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Buckridge family emigrate to North America:

Buckridge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ralph Buckridge, who landed in Virginia in 1622-1623 [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)

Buckridge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Buckridge, who arrived in Mississippi in 1877 [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)

Buckridge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Robert Buckridge, aged 25, a gardener, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Ann Buckridge, aged 22, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Ann Buckridge, aged 4, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Robert Buckridge, aged 2, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Emily Buckridge, aged 3 months, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842

Contemporary Notables of the name Buckridge (post 1700)


  • Patrick Buckridge (b. 1984), American professional wrestler and promoter, better known by the ring names Pat Buck and "Cactus Pat"

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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)


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