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The ancestors of the name Bradburne date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Bradburne family lived in the region of Bradbour or of Bradbourne a local in Derbyshire. Checking further we found the name was derived from the Old English expression dweller by the wide stream.

Bradburne Early Origins



The surname Bradburne was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Bradburne Spelling Variations


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Bradburne Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Bradburne are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Bradburne include: Bradbourn, Bradbourne, Bradborn, Bradborne, Bradburn and many more.

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Bradburne Early History


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Bradburne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bradburne research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bradburne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bradburne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bradburne Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bradburne 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Bradburne or a variant listed above:

Bradburne Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Bradburne who settled in Virginia in 1663

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bradburne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bradburne (post 1700)



  • John Randal Bradburne MC (1921-1979), British lay member of the Order of St Francis, warden of the Mutemwa leper colony at Mutoko, killed by guerrillas

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Bradburne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bradburne 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 18 January 2013 at 08:11.

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