and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buckeridge research.Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1596, 1611, 1628, and 1631 are included under the topic Early Buckeridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Buckeridge has been spelled many different ways, including Buckeridge, Buckridge and others.
Some of the Buckeridge family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Buckeridges to arrive in North America:
Buckeridge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Ruth Buckeridge who settled in New England in 1756
Buckeridge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Thomas Buckeridge, aged 22, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874
- James W. Buckeridge, aged 19, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874