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In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Oldyck surname lived in Holdich, Norfolk. This locale cannot be found today, but was listed pre 1700.

Oldyck Early Origins



The surname Oldyck was first found in Devon 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.

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Oldyck Early History


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Oldyck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oldyck research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Oldyck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oldyck Spelling Variations


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Oldyck Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Oldyck are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Oldyck include: Holditch, Holdich, Holdrich, Holdridge, Hilditch and many more.

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Oldyck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oldyck Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Oldyck 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Oldyck or a variant listed above: Richard Holdick who settled in Virginia in 1650; J. and H. Holdridge settled in Philadelphia in 1822.

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