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The Anglo-Saxon name Brentyne comes from when the family resided in Brenton, near Exminster in Herefordshire. Here, the family held manor and lands in the parish.

Brentyne Early Origins



The surname Brentyne was first found in Herefordshire 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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Brentyne Early History


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Brentyne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brentyne research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1610, 1674 and 1633 are included under the topic Early Brentyne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brentyne Spelling Variations


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Brentyne Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Brentyne has been recorded under many different variations, including Brenton, Breynton, Brentyne and others.

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Brentyne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brentyne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brentyne 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Brentyne or a variant listed above: William Brenton who settled in Newport, Rhode Island in 1630; and moved on to Salem, Mass; James Benton with his wife and servants settled in Boston Massachusetts 1767..

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