Buckritch History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The origins of the Anglo-Saxon name Buckritch come from its first bearer, who was a a burghead which means fortress-hard. This surname is derived from Old English
Early Origins of the Buckritch family
The surname Buckritch 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 Buckritch family
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Buckritch Spelling Variations
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. Buckritch has been spelled many different ways, including Buckeridge, Buckridge and others.
Early Notables of the Buckritch 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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Migration of the Buckritch family to Ireland
Some of the Buckritch 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 Buckritch family
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 Buckritchs to arrive in North America: Ruth Buckeridge who settled in New England in 1756.