Early Origins of the Birkbyck family
Cumberland, at Burbank House in Dacre where they held a family seat from ancient times. 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." CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
Early History of the Birkbyck family
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Birkbyck Spelling Variations
spelling variations were the unsurprising result. Birkbyck has appeared as Birkbeck, Birbeck, Birbecke, Birbeke, Birkbeke and many more.
Early Notables of the Birkbyck family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Birkbyck family to Ireland
Some of the Birkbyck family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Birkbyck family to the New World and Oceana
North America was far from Britain's oppressive monarchy. There, the Scottish found land and freedom, and many even the opportunity to pay back England in the American War of Independence. This brave heritage survives today largely in Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Research into passenger and immigration lists has brought forth evidence of the early members of the Birkbyck family in North America: Willliam Birbeck who settled in Jamaica in 1774.
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