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Where did the English Standridge family come from? What is the English Standridge family crest and coat of arms? When did the Standridge family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Standridge family history?The surname was most likely originally a habitational name, taken on from Stanbridge, a village in the English county of Bedfordshire.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Standbridge, Standbrige, Stanbrugge, Stanbrick, Standbridge and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Standridge research. Another 290 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Standridge History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Standridge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nathanel Stanbridg, who settled in Virginia in 1623; William Stanbridge, who settled in Virginia in 1635; Rebecca Stanbridge, who arrived in Maryland in 1663.
The Standridge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Standridge 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 20 January 2015 at 11:09.