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Brigstoke History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Brigstoke is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in or near the settlement of Brigstock in the county of Northamptonshire.

Early Origins of the Brigstoke family


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

Early History of the Brigstoke family


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Brigstoke Spelling Variations


Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Brigstoke family name include Brigstock, Brigestock, Briggstock, Brigestok and many more.

Early Notables of the Brigstoke family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brigstoke family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brigstoke Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • R. O. Brigstoke, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Dilpussund" in 1877

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