Early Origins of the Brenchley family
Kent at the village name Brenchley, a village and civil parish in the Borough of Tunbridge Wells. The name is generally believed to have been derived from "Branca's Leigh." Another reference claims the name is from the Anglo-Saxon word "Braenca" who lived in a clearing or "leagh." The village dates back to William the Conqueror and was listed as lands that were bequeathed to Richard FitzGilbert, his cousin.
Early History of the Brenchley family
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Brenchley Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brenchley, Benchley, Brenchesly, Brenshley, Brenshly and many more.
Early Notables of the Brenchley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brenchley family to the New World and Oceana
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Brenchley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Brenchley (post 1700)
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