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Berwick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Berwick family


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.

Early History of the Berwick family


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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.

Early Notables of the Berwick family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Berwick family to the New World and Oceana


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 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 [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)
  • Daniel Berwick, who arrived in Annapoligi, Maryland in 1652 [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)
  • John Berwick, who landed in Virginia in 1664 [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)

Berwick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antho Berwick, who landed in Virginia in 1704 [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)

Berwick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1848 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BOLTON 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Bolton.htm
  • Thomas Berwick (1825-1891), English convict who arrived in Western Australia aboard the ship "Hougoumont", the last convict ship in 1868

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

Historic Events for the Berwick family



HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. George Ross Berwick (1919-1941), Australian Wireman from Traralgon, Victoria, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II and died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

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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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BOLTON 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Bolton.htm
  3. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp

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