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The ancestors of the name Wudstocke date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in Woodstock, a town in the north-west part of Oxfordshire.

Wudstocke Early Origins



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

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Wudstocke Spelling Variations


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Wudstocke Spelling Variations



Wudstocke has been spelled many different ways, including 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. Woodstock, Woodstocke and others.

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Wudstocke Early History


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Wudstocke Early History



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

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Wudstocke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wudstocke Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration



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 Wudstockes to arrive on North American shores: 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

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wudstocke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wudstocke 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.

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