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Briddon Early Origins



The surname Briddon was first found in Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Briddon Spelling Variations


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Briddon Spelling Variations



Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Briddon has been spelled Bryden, Briden, Brydin, Bridyne, Brydyne, Brydon, Bridane, Brydone and many more.

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Briddon Early History


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Briddon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Briddon research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1400, 1600, 1527 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Briddon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Briddon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Briddon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Briddon 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



Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them:

Briddon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Henry Briddon, aged 43, who arrived in New York in 1894 aboard the ship "Britannic" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX9W-WNT : 6 December 2014), Wm. Henry Briddon, 26 Nov 1894; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Britannic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Briddon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • E.F. Briddon, aged 44, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Blucher" from New York [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXFF-P2X : 6 December 2014), E.F. Briddon, 07 Apr 1907; citing departure port New York, arrival port New York, ship name Blucher, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Charles Briddon, aged 27, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Lucellum" from Tuxpam, Mexico [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64J-4NY : 6 December 2014), Charles Briddon, 17 Jul 1919; citing departure port Tuxpam, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Lucellum, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Briddon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Briddon (post 1700)



  • Samuel "Sam" Briddon (1915-1975), English professional football right half who played from 1933 to 1946

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX9W-WNT : 6 December 2014), Wm. Henry Briddon, 26 Nov 1894; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Britannic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXFF-P2X : 6 December 2014), E.F. Briddon, 07 Apr 1907; citing departure port New York, arrival port New York, ship name Blucher, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64J-4NY : 6 December 2014), Charles Briddon, 17 Jul 1919; citing departure port Tuxpam, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name Lucellum, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  7. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  8. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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