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The ancient roots of the Briddech family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Briddech comes from when the family lived in Yorkshire, as well as Lancashire. The surname Briddech was also found in Manchester, and in the neighboring town of Oldham, where it still thrives.

Briddech Early Origins



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

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Briddech Spelling Variations


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Briddech Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Briddech has appeared include Brideoake, Brideoke, Bridoake, Brydoake, Brydock, Brydok, Bridduck, Bridock and many more.

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Briddech Early History


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Briddech Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Briddech research. Another 433 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1323, 1379, 1500, 1609, 1613, 1613 and 1678 are included under the topic Early Briddech History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Briddech Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Briddech Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Briddech arrived in North America very early: James Bridduck who arrived in Nevis in 1663.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Briddech Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Briddech 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 30 September 2014 at 10:59.

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