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Seabridge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestors of the name Seabridge date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in Sebright in the county of Essex which was later known as Great Seabright in Great Beddow in Essex. This surname is also of patronymic origin in that it was originally derived from the baptismal name Seabert, taken from the Old English personal name Saebeorht. Baptismal names began to appear as surnames relatively late in the growth of the naming tradition. This is a little surprising, given the popularity of biblical figures in the Christian countries of Europe. Nevertheless, surnames derived from baptismal names grew in popularity during the Middle Ages, and have become one of the foremost sources for surnames.

Early Origins of the Seabridge family


The surname Seabridge was first found in Essex where "William Sebright of Sebright, in Much Beddow, living in the reign of Henry II is the ancestor of this ancient family who removed into this county (Worcestershire) at a very early period." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.

Early History of the Seabridge family


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Seabridge Spelling Variations


Seabridge 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 Seabridge have been found, including Seabright, Sebright, Seabricks, Sebricks and others.

Early Notables of the Seabridge family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir Edward Sebright, 1st Baronet (c. 1585-c. 1658) of Besford in the County of Worcester, High Sheriff of Worcestershire; Sir Edward Sebright, 2nd Baronet (c. 1645-1679); Sir Edward Sebright, 3rd Baronet (1668-1702)...
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Migration of the Seabridge 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 Seabridges to arrive on North American shores:

Seabridge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Harry Seabridge, aged 24, who landed in America from Royton, in 1897

Seabridge Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward Seabridge, aged 26, who settled in America from Hanley, in 1906
  • Enoch Seabridge, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States from Stoke, England, in 1913
  • Alice Seabridge, aged 26, who landed in America from Stoke, England, in 1913
  • Charles Seabridge, aged 49, who emigrated to the United States, in 1915
  • Thomas Seabridge, aged 49, who emigrated to America, in 1916

Seabridge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Jesse Seabridge, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Rajah" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJAH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Rajah.htm
  • Jesse Seabridge, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Rajah" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJAH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Rajah.htm

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Citations


  1. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAJAH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Rajah.htm

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