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The name Burridge is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the Old English name Burgric, which means powerful fortress.

Burridge Early Origins



The surname Burridge was first found in Suffolk. Burridge is a small village in the south of Hampshire, but one must remember that this local was formerly known as Caiger's Green.

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Burridge Spelling Variations


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Burridge 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. Burridge has been spelled many different ways, including Burridge, Burrich, Burrage, Burrige and others.

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Burridge Early History


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Burridge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burridge research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1327 is included under the topic Early Burridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burridge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burridge Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Burridge 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



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 Burridges to arrive in North America:

Burridge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Burridge who settled in Jamaica in 1654
  • Robert and Thomas Burridge settled in Barbados in 1685

Burridge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Burridge settled in Potomack, Maryland in 1743
  • Edward and John Burridge settled in Maryland in 1772

Burridge Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • William Burridge settled in Trinity, Newfoundland in 1788 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Burridge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Burridge, aged 42, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Mary Green"
  • Isaac Burridge, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Taymouth Castle"
  • Esther Burridge, aged 21, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Taymouth Castle"
  • Robert Burridge (aged 41), a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"
  • Ann Burridge (aged 15), a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Eliza"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Burridge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Emma Burridge, aged 21, a servant, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Edinburgh" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burridge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burridge (post 1700)



  • Mrs. G. O. Burridge, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1952
  • Esther Wyss Burridge, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949
  • A. Lewis Burridge, American Republican politician, Engineer; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932
  • Richard Burridge (b. 1951), English film screenwriter and author
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Brian Kevin Burridge KCB, CBE, ADC, FCMI, FRAeS (b. 1949), retired Royal Air Force officer
  • Geoffrey Burridge (1949-1987), English actor, best known for his role as Mark Proctor in early episodes of Emmerdale Farm
  • John "Budgie" Burridge (b. 1951), former English football goalkeeper
  • Alan Burridge (b. 1938), English cricketer
  • Tom Eustace Burridge (1881-1965), British gold medalist footballer at the 1900 Summer Olympics
  • Pam Burridge (b. 1965), Australian surfer, inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1995
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  11. ...

The Burridge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burridge 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.

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