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Bransford Early Origins



The surname Bransford was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1175 when Osbert de Brandeford held estates at Brandford in that shire.

Bransford is a village and civil parish in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire.


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Bransford Spelling Variations


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Bransford Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brandford, Brantford, Branford, Bramford, Bramptford, Braynford and many more.

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Bransford Early History


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Bransford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bransford research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1455, 1487, 1327, 1339 and 1349 are included under the topic Early Bransford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bransford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bransford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bransford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bransford In Ireland


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Bransford In Ireland



Some of the Bransford family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bransford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Bransford, aged 50, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "New York" from Southampton, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YH-LX9 : 6 December 2014), Jas. Bransford, 16 Sep 1893; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Bransford Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • M.B. Bransford, arrived in New York in 1904 aboard the ship "Ryndam" from Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN9S-F3J : 6 December 2014), M.B. Bransford, 06 Sep 1904; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Ryndam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Sallie Bransford, aged 51, arrived in New York in 1910 aboard the ship "Celtic" from Liverpool, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJJY-J6K : 6 December 2014), Sallie Bransford, 07 Aug 1910; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Celtic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bransford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bransford (post 1700)



  • John S. Bransford, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1912 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • F. G. Bransford, American politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives 44th District, 1887-88 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ben Bransford, American politician, Mayor of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1872-74 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6YH-LX9 : 6 December 2014), Jas. Bransford, 16 Sep 1893; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN9S-F3J : 6 December 2014), M.B. Bransford, 06 Sep 1904; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Ryndam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJJY-J6K : 6 December 2014), Sallie Bransford, 07 Aug 1910; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Celtic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. 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.
  8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Bransford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bransford 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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