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Birbox History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Birbox family


The surname Birbox was first found in Cumberland, at Burbank House in Dacre where they held a family seat from ancient times. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The name literally means "dweller at the cottage on the mound or embankment." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print

Early History of the Birbox family


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Birbox Spelling Variations


Medieval scribes most often spelled names by the way they sounded. spelling variations, are thus, very common in records dating from that time. Over the years, Birbox has been spelled Birkbeck, Birbeck, Birbecke, Birbeke, Birkbeke and many more.

Early Notables of the Birbox family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was Simon Birckbek or Birkbeck (1584-1656), an English clergyman and controversialist from Hornby, Westmorland; and Christopher Birbeck (1696-1717), an English...
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Migration of the Birbox family to the New World and Oceana


The Scottish settlers spread out along the fertile land of the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. They and many of their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. That heritage has been recovered by many in this century through Clan societies and other Scottish historical organizations. Archival documents indicate that members of the Birbox family relocated to North American shores quite early: Willliam Birbeck who settled in Jamaica in 1774.

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Citations


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print


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