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Dunbridge Early Origins



The surname Dunbridge was first found in Pembroke where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.

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Dunbridge Spelling Variations


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Dunbridge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dunbridge, Durbridge, Dunbrigg, Dunbrig, Durbrigg and others.

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Dunbridge Early History


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Dunbridge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dunbridge research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1081, 1139, 1532, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Dunbridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dunbridge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dunbridge Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dunbridge 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dunbridge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Dunbridge, aged 57, a gardener, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Standard"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Dunbridge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dunbridge 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.

    This page was last modified on 25 February 2014 at 13:31.

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