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Bewick Early Origins



The surname Bewick 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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Bewick Spelling Variations


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Bewick Spelling Variations



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

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Bewick Early History


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Bewick Early History



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

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Bewick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bewick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bewick 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 Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Bewick surname who came to North America were: William Berwicke who settled in Virginia in 1648; James Berwick who settled in New Orleans in 1821.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bewick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bewick (post 1700)



  • Darren Bewick (b. 1967), former AFL footballer
  • Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), English wood engraver and ornithologist
  • William Bewick (1795-1866), English portrait painter
  • Pauline Bewick (b. 1935), Irish artist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Bewick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bewick 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 6 December 2012 at 02:34.

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