Show ContentsBrydoack History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The ancestors of the name Brydoack date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in Yorkshire, as well as Lancashire. The surname Brydoack was also found in Manchester, and in the neighboring town of Oldham, where it still thrives.

Early Origins of the Brydoack family

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

Early History of the Brydoack family

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Brydoack Spelling Variations

Brydoack has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Brydoack have been found, including Brideoake, Brideoke, Bridoake, Brydoake, Brydock, Brydok, Bridduck, Bridock and many more.

Early Notables of the Brydoack family (pre 1700)

Notables of this surname at this time include: Ralph Brideoake (1613-1678), the Bishop of Chichester. He "was of lowly parentage, being, according to Wood, the son of Richard Brideoake, or Briddock, of Cheetham...
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Migration of the Brydoack family

In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Brydoacks to arrive on North American shores: James Bridduck who arrived in Nevis in 1663. on Facebook