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The roots of the Anglo-Saxon name Wuidesteck come from when the family resided in Woodstock, a town in the north-west part of Oxfordshire.

Wuidesteck Early Origins



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

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Wuidesteck Spelling Variations


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Wuidesteck Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Wuidesteck has been recorded under many different variations, including Woodstock, Woodstocke and others.

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Wuidesteck Early History


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Wuidesteck Early History



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

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Wuidesteck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wuidesteck Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Wuidesteck or a variant listed above: 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. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Wuidesteck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wuidesteck 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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