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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. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    2. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    3. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    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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