Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived near a stand of birch trees. Further research showed the name was derived from the Old English word birce, meaning birch.
Early Origins of the Birkewude family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Birkewude family
Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1177, 1332, 1342, 1349, 1369, 1608 and 1616 are included under the topic Early Birkewude History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Birkewude Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Birchwood, Berchwood, Birchwoode, Birchwude, Birchewode and many more.
Early Notables of the Birkewude family (pre 1700)
PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Birkewude family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Birkewude were among those contributors: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.
Birkewude Family Crest Products