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The name Wuidestock is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Woodstock, a town in the north-west part of Oxfordshire.

Wuidestock Early Origins



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

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Wuidestock Spelling Variations


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Wuidestock Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Wuidestock has been spelled many different ways, including Woodstock, Woodstocke and others.

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Wuidestock Early History


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Wuidestock Early History



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

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Wuidestock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wuidestock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wuidestock 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



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Wuidestocks to arrive in North America: 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. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    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. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. 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).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Wuidestock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wuidestock 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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