tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the parish of Crick, in the diocese of Peterborough. This place-name is derived from the Old English word
which means a creek.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Crich has undergone many spelling variations
, including Criche, Crich, Crick, Critch, Creyke, Creik, Criek and many more.
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Crich were among those contributors:
Crich Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Richard Crich who settled in Virginia in 1635
- Rich Crich, who arrived in Virginia in 1636 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)