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Wudstech is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from the family once having lived in Woodstock, a town in the north-west part of Oxfordshire.

Wudstech Early Origins



The surname Wudstech was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat anciently, after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Wudstech Spelling Variations


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Wudstech Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Wudstech family name include Woodstock, Woodstocke and others.

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Wudstech Early History


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Wudstech Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wudstech research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wudstech History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wudstech Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wudstech Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wudstech 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



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Wudstech surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Robert Woodstock arrived in St. Christopher in 1635; John Woodstock arrived in Maryland in 1775.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. 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).
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    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Wudstech Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wudstech 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 28 May 2014 at 13:53.

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