Show ContentsBuckerish History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The earliest origins of the Buckerish surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name reveals that an early member was a a burghead which means fortress-hard. This surname is derived from Old English

Early Origins of the Buckerish family

The surname Buckerish was first found in Middlesex 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.

Early History of the Buckerish family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Buckerish research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1562, 1631, 1611, 1628, 1562, 1573 and 1578 are included under the topic Early Buckerish History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Buckerish Spelling Variations

It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Buckerish are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Buckerish include: Buckeridge, Buckridge and others.

Early Notables of the Buckerish family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Thomas Buckeridge, Bishop of Dublin; and John Buckeridge (Buckridge) (c. 1562-1631), an English churchman, Bishop of Rochester in 1611 and later bishopric of Ely in 1628 until his death. He was the son of William Buckeridge and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Keblewhite of Basildon, Berkshire...
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Ireland Migration of the Buckerish family to Ireland

Some of the Buckerish 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.

Migration of the Buckerish family

Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Buckerish or a variant listed above: Ruth Buckeridge who settled in New England in 1756. on Facebook