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Bridditch History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Bridditch is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in Yorkshire, as well as Lancashire. The surname Bridditch was also found in Manchester, and in the neighboring town of Oldham, where it still thrives.

Early Origins of the Bridditch family

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

Early History of the Bridditch family

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Another 433 words (31 lines of text) covering the years 1323, 1379, 1500, 1609, 1613, 1613 and 1678 are included under the topic Early Bridditch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bridditch Spelling Variations

Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bridditch family name include Brideoake, Brideoke, Bridoake, Brydoake, Brydock, Brydok, Bridduck, Bridock and many more.

Early Notables of the Bridditch family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Bridditch family to the New World and Oceana

For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Bridditch surname or a spelling variation of the name include : James Bridduck who arrived in Nevis in 1663.

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