from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Birkbyke research.Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1524, 1589, 1776, 1841, 1584, 1656, 1696, 1717, 1696 and 1771 are included under the topic Early Birkbyke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Few standards of spelling and translation existed in the Middle Ages. spelling variations
, are thus, an extremely common occurrence in records of ancient Scottish names. Over the years, Birkbyke has been spelled Birkbeck, Birbeck, Birbecke, Birbeke, Birkbeke and many more.
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... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Birkbyke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Land and opportunity greeted all those who made it across the Atlantic. These settlers and their children went on to play important roles in the forging of the great nations of the United States and Canada. Clan
societies and other Scottish organizations have preserved much of this heritage for the ancestors of those brave Scots. Immigration and passenger lists have documented the arrival of various people bearing the name Birkbyke to North America: Willliam Birbeck who settled in Jamaica in 1774.