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Wildridge Early Origins



The surname Wildridge was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. 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 1203 Hugo Wilrick when held lands.

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Wildridge Spelling Variations


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Wildridge Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wildrick, Wildrich, Wildridge, Willdridge, Wildredge, Wildrege, Wildrige, Welrige, Wilrege and many more.

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Wildridge Early History


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Wildridge Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wildridge research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Wildridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wildridge Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wildridge Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wildridge 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:

Wildridge Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Wildridge, aged 17, landed in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1774

Wildridge Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Jane Wildridge, aged 34, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "James Fernie"

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. 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).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Wildridge Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wildridge 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 9 January 2014 at 10:15.

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