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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


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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.

Early Notables of the Briddon family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Briddon family to the New World and Oceana


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.).

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


  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.).


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