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Berwick Early Origins



The surname Berwick was first found in Berwickshire in Scotland and Northumberland in England, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Berwick Spelling Variations


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Berwick Spelling Variations



The name, Berwick, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Berwick, Bewick, Berwicke, Bewicke and others.

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Berwick Early History


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Berwick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berwick research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1476, 1615, 1628, 1629, and 1728 are included under the topic Early Berwick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Berwick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Berwick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Berwick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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 Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Berwick surname who came to North America were:

Berwick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Berwick, who landed in Maryland in 1639
  • Daniel Berwick, who arrived in Annapoligi, Maryland in 1652
  • John Berwick, who landed in Virginia in 1664

Berwick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antho Berwick, who landed in Virginia in 1704

Berwick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Berwick, who landed in Louisiana in 1805
  • James Berwick who settled in New Orleans in 1821
  • Max Berwick, aged 28, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848

Berwick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Berwick, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Newcastle on Tyme, in 1904
  • Elizabeth Berwick, aged 56, who emigrated to America from Walker-on-Tyne, in 1906
  • Agnes Berwick, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1907
  • Clara Berwick, aged 48, who settled in America from Southampton, England, in 1908
  • Frederick L. Berwick, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Berwick Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Robert Berwick, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Robert Berwick, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1774
  • George Berwick, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1774
  • Mrs. Berwick, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1774
  • Ann Berwick, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1774

Berwick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Berwick arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1848
  • Thomas Berwick (1825-1891), English convict who arrived in Western Australia aboard the ship "Hougoumont", the last convict ship in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Berwick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Berwick (post 1700)



  • Irvin Berwick (b. 1914), American film director, producer and screenwriter
  • Dennison Berwick (b. 1956), English-born, Canadian author and travel writer
  • Edward Berwick (d. 1877), Irish lawyer and educationalist, who served as President of Queen's College Galway (1850-1877)
  • James Fitzjames Berwick (1670-1734), French marshal

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Berwick Historic Events


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Berwick Historic Events




HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. George Ross Berwick (1919-1941), Australian Wireman from Traralgon, Victoria, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Berwick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Berwick Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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