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The surname was most likely originally a habitational name, taken on from Stanbridge, a village in the English county of Bedfordshire.

Standbridge Early Origins



The surname Standbridge was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor in the parish of Leighton Buzzard. 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 year 1276 when Gilbert of Stanbridge was recorded with the estates.

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Standbridge Spelling Variations


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Standbridge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Standbridge, Standbrige, Stanbrugge, Stanbrick, Standbridge and many more.

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Standbridge Early History


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Standbridge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Standbridge research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1463, 1510, 1488, 1505, 1507, 1509, 1509 and 1510 are included under the topic Early Standbridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Standbridge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Standbridge Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include John Stanbridge (1463-1510), an English grammarian and headmaster of Magdalen College School in 1488. He is best known for the series...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Standbridge 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:

Standbridge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Tho Standbridge, who arrived in Virginia in 1714

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Contemporary Notables of the name Standbridge (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Standbridge (post 1700)



  • Nora Standbridge, American politician, First Selectman of Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1954-55, 1957

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Standbridge Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    11. ...

    The Standbridge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Standbridge 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 13 November 2015 at 11:04.

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