Berryman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The name Berryman comes from one of the family having worked as a servant at the manor house having derived from the Old English word buri, which refers to "a fortified manor house", and was used to denote someone who worked at such a house.

Early Origins of the Berryman family

The surname Berryman was first found in Hampshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Berryman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Berryman research. Another 236 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1176, 1500, 1587, 1615, 1600, 1784, 1807, 1688, 1750, 1691, 1768, 1691, 1688 and 1750 are included under the topic Early Berryman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Berryman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Berryman have been found, including: Berryman, Berriman, Borowman, Buriman, Beriman, Buryman, Birriman, Borrowman and many more.

Early Notables of the Berryman family (pre 1700)

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Berryman migration to the United States

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Berryman, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Berryman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Berryman, who arrived in Virginia in 1638 [1]
  • William Berryman, who landed in Virginia in 1657 [1]
  • John Berryman who arrived in Virginia in 1663
  • Mary Berryman, who landed in Maryland in 1671 [1]
Berryman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Robert Berryman, who settled in Virginia in 1718

Berryman migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Berryman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Berryman, (b. 1827), aged 21, Cornish labourer from St. Buryan, Cornwall, UK departing from Plymouth on 9th June 1848 aboard the ship "Berkshire" arriving in Geelong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 3rd October 1848 [2]
  • Mr. John Berryman, (b. 1827), aged 21, Cornish labourer from Veryan, Cornwall, UK travelling aboard the ship "Berkshire" arriving in Port Phillip, New South Wales, Australia on 3rd October 1848 [3]
  • Henry Berryman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Childe Harold" in 1849 [4]
  • Thomas Berryman, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "David Malcolm" in 1849 [5]
  • Mr. John Berryman, (b. 1824), aged 27, Cornish agricultural labourer from Kilkhampton, Cornwall, UK departing from Plymouth on 24th March 1851 aboard the ship "John Knox" arriving in Point Henry, Geelong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 15th July 1851 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Berryman migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Berryman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. George Berryman, (b. 1840), aged 23, Cornish carpenter departing on 20th October 1863 aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 20th January 1864" [6]
  • Miss Prudence Berryman, (b. 1842), aged 21, Cornish settler departing on 20th October 1863 aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 20th January 1864" [6]
  • Mr. George Berryman, (b. 1840), aged 23, Cornish carpenter from Cornwall travelling from London aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 20th January 1864 [7]
  • Mrs. Prudence Berryman, (b. 1842), aged 21, Cornish settler from Cornwall travelling from London aboard the ship "Tiptree" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 20th January 1864 [7]
  • Mr. Edward Berryman, British settler travelling from London, UK with 1 child aboard the ship "Assaye" arriving in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand on 26th December 1874 [8]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Berryman (post 1700)

  • Robert Norman "Punk" Berryman (1893-1988), professional American football player and coach
  • Michael John Berryman (b. 1948), American actor
  • John Allyn Berryman (1914-1972), American poet awarded the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
  • Phillip Berryman (b. 1938), American theological author
  • Major John Berryman VC (1825-1896), English serviceman and recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Norman "Norm" Rangi Berryman (1973-2015), New Zealand rugby union player; he played one Test for the All Blacks
  • William "Bill" Berryman (b. 1899), Australian rules footballer, inductee into the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame (2005)
  • Dorothée Berryman (b. 1948), Canadian actress and singer
  • Guy Rupert Berryman (b. 1978), Scottish musician
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Frank Horton Berryman (1894-1981), Australian General Officer Commander in Chief Eastern Command from 1952 to 1953 [9]
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retreived 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_victoria.pdf
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHILDE HAROLD 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849ChildeHarold.htm
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DAVID MALCOLM 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849DavidMalcolm.htm
  6. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  7. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  8. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  9. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, August 30) Frank Berryman. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Berryman/Sir_Frank_Horton/Australia.html
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