Anglo-Saxon name Bridox comes from when the family resided in Yorkshire, as well as Lancashire. The surname Bridox was also found in Manchester, and in the neighboring town of Oldham, where it still thrives.
Early Origins of the Bridox family
Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bridox family
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Bridox Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bridox has been recorded under many different variations, including Brideoake, Brideoke, Bridoake, Brydoake, Brydock, Brydok, Bridduck, Bridock and many more.
Early Notables of the Bridox family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bridox family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bridox or a variant listed above: James Bridduck who arrived in Nevis in 1663.
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