Early Origins of the Bretargh family
The surname Bretargh was first found in Lancashire
at Aigburth, or Aigburgh, a district chapelry, in the township of Garston, parish of Childwall, union and hundred
of West Derby. "In the reigns of Elizabeth and James the family of Brettargh possessed this place; in that of Charles I. it was held by the Tarletons." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
"About the beginning of Elizabeth's reign the Brettarghs of the Holt in Little Woolton acquired lands [in Woolton, Lancashire.] The family are said to have owned the site of Woolton Hall, which descended to the Broughtons." CITATION[CLOSE]
'Townships: Scarisbrick', in A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 3, ed. William Farrer and J Brownbill (London, 1907), pp. 265-276. British History Online http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/lancs/vol3/pp265-276 [accessed 21 January 2017].
Early History of the Bretargh family
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Bretargh Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bretarghe, Bratarge, Bratidge, Bretidge, Bretiche, Brettick, Brettidge, Bretar and many more.
Early Notables of the Bretargh family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bretargh family to Ireland
Some of the Bretargh family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Bretargh family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..