from ancient times.
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The name, Baldrip, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Baldrick, Baldred, Baldridge, Balrich, Baldrey and many more.
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... Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baldrip Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Baldrip surname who came to North America were: James Baldridge who settled in Maryland in 1634; Thomas Baldridge settled in Maryland in 1634. This family later enjoyed the distinction of being one of the distinguished families of the U.S.A..