, from very ancient times where they took their name from the county of Berwick to the north.
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The name, Barwyke, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Barwick, Barwicke and others.
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 Barwyke surname who came to North America were: Lawrence Barwick who settled in Virginia in 1645; Thomas Barwick who settled in Dominica in 1774; Thomas Barwick settled in Virginia in 1622; Thomas Barwick settled in New Jersey in 1677..