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langridge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestors of the name langridge date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the region of Langridge in the county of Somerset. langridge is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.


Early Origins of the langridge family


The surname langridge was first found in Somerset at Langridge, a civil parish and small village that dates back to the Domesday Book where it was listed as Lancheris. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Literally, the place name means "long ridge," from the Old English words "lang" + hrycg." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

St Mary Magdalene's Church at Langridge dates back to the 12th century. "The church is an ancient structure with a square tower, and consists of a nave and chancel, between which is a highly-enriched Norman arch; there is a Norman arch of plainer character in the south porch. In rebuilding the rectoryhouse a few years since, several coffins and skulls, and a silver-mounted battle-axe, were discovered." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
"The Langridges of Sussex appear to be indigenous to that county, and the name De Langrigg is found there in the 14th century." [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Langbridge Manor is a manor house on the Isle of Wight. It is related to Ashey manor (also on the Isle of Wight) as it seems that both were granted in the early 13th century. As of 1912, it was the property of Mr. Edward Carter, who purchased it in 1906.


Early History of the langridge family


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langridge Spelling Variations


langridge has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name langridge have been found, including Langridge, Langrich, Langriche, Langrick, Langrige, Langredge, Langrish, Langrith and many more.

Early Notables of the langridge family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the langridge family to Ireland


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Migration of the langridge family to the New World and Oceana


In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first langridges to arrive on North American shores:

langridge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Margaret Langridge, who arrived in Virginia in 1657 [5]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)

langridge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Langridge, who settled with his wife Lydia and two children in New York in 1822
  • Henry Langridge, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1870 [5]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)

langridge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Langridge, aged 20, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Duke of Wellington" [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The DUKE OF WELLINGTON 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Duke%20of%20Wellington.htm
  • Henry Langridge, aged 20, a carpenter, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Duke Of Wellington" in 1849 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The DUKE OF WELLINGTON 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Duke%20of%20Wellington.htm

langridge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Langridge, aged 30, a farm labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Sarah Langridge, aged 32, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • Elizabeth Langridge, aged 2, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rooparell" in 1874
  • G. E. Langridge, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "St. Leonards" in 1875
  • John Langridge, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875

Contemporary Notables of the name langridge (post 1700)


  • Richard James Langridge (1939-2005), English first class cricketer
  • James Langridge (1906-1966), English cricketer
  • John George Langridge (1910-1999), English cricketer
  • Philip Langridge (1939-2010), English Tenor, singer
  • Edward 'Ted" Langridge, former Australian rules football player
  • Roger Langridge (b. 1967), New Zealand-born comics writer /artist /letterer
  • Matthew Langridge (b. 1983), current Great Britain oarsman

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Citations


  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  4. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  5. ^ 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)
  6. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The DUKE OF WELLINGTON 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Duke%20of%20Wellington.htm


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