Brilly History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Brilly family
The surname Brilly was first found in Worcestershire
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 1275 when Walter de Brayly held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Brilly family
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Brilly Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Brayly, Braylie, Bralie, Braily, Brulye, Bralye, Braille, Braile, Brealey and many more.
Early Notables of the Brilly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brilly family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Brayley, who came to Jamaica in 1658; Eliza Brayley, who came to Virginia in 1689; Nicholas Brayley, a bonded passenger, who was sent to America in 1735.
Historic Events for the Brilly family
- Mr. Louis Brilly, Italian 2nd Class passenger residing in New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
Brilly Family Crest Products
- ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/