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Brydone Early Origins



The surname Brydone 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.

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Brydone Spelling Variations


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Brydone Spelling Variations



The origin of rules governing the spelling of names and even words is a very recent innovation. Before that, words and names were spelled according to sound, and, therefore, often appeared under several different spelling variations in a single document. Brydone has been spelled Bryden, Briden, Brydin, Bridyne, Brydyne, Brydon, Bridane, Brydone and many more.

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Brydone Early History


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Brydone Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brydone research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1400, 1600, 1527 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Brydone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brydone Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brydone Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brydone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The persecution faced in their homeland left many Scots with little to do but sail for the colonies of North America. There they found land, freedom, opportunity, and nations in the making. They fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence, or traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In both cases, they made enormous contributions to the formation of those great nations. Among them:

Brydone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Brydone, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893

Brydone Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Janet Brydone, aged 36, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1920
  • Jean Brydone, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1920
  • John Brydone, aged 43, who landed in America, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brydone (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brydone (post 1700)



  • Thomas Brydone (1837-1904), Scottish-born, New Zealand land company manager and freezing industry developer
  • Patrick Brydone FRSE, FRS, (1741-1819), Scottish traveller and author, Comptroller of the Stamp Office
  • James Marr Brydone (1779-1866), Scottish surgeon who served in the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar, best known as the person who sighted the Franco-Spanish fleet without the use of a glass

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    4. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brydone Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brydone Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 22 June 2012 at 13:13.

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