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The name Brickstock is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when the family lived in or near the settlement of Brigstock in the county of Northamptonshire.

Brickstock Early Origins



The surname Brickstock was first found in Northamptonshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Brickstock Spelling Variations


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Brickstock Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Brickstock are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. The variations of the name Brickstock include: Brigstock, Brigestock, Briggstock, Brigestok and many more.

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Brickstock Early History


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Brickstock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brickstock research. Another 583 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1273, 1500, 1631, 1660, 1663, 1763, 1809, 1809 and 1881 are included under the topic Early Brickstock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brickstock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brickstock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brickstock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Brickstock or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brickstock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brickstock (post 1700)



  • Richard J Brickstock, English Curator of Durham Castle Museum, University College, University of Durham

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Brickstock Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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    The Brickstock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brickstock 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 17 July 2014 at 15:33.

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