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Brigstock History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The origins of the Brigstock name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. It comes from when the family lived in or near the settlement of Brigstock in the county of Northamptonshire.

Early Origins of the Brigstock family


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

Early History of the Brigstock family


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Another 583 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1273, 1500, 1631, 1660, 1663, 1763, 1809, 1809 and 1881 are included under the topic Early Brigstock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Brigstock Spelling Variations


Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Brigstock were recorded, including Brigstock, Brigestock, Briggstock, Brigestok and many more.

Early Notables of the Brigstock family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brigstock family to the New World and Oceana


To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Brigstock family emigrate to North America: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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