Briddon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Briddon family

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.

Early History of the Briddon family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Briddon research. Another 96 words (7 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Briddon family (pre 1700)

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United States Briddon migration to the United States +

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]
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]
  • Charles Briddon, aged 27, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Lucellum" from Tuxpam, Mexico [3]

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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