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The Anglo-Saxon name Brinseley comes from when the family resided in or near the settlement of Brinsley in Nottinghamshire.

Brinseley Early Origins



The surname Brinseley was first found in Nottinghamshire 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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Brinseley Spelling Variations


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Brinseley 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. Brinseley has been recorded under many different variations, including Brinsley, Brindsley, Brindesly, Brindersly and many more.

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Brinseley Early History


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Brinseley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brinseley research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1569, 1581, 1624, 1600, 1665 and 1662 are included under the topic Early Brinseley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brinseley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brinseley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include John Brinsley the elder ( fl. 1581-1624), an English schoolmaster, known for his educational works; John Brinsley the younger (1600-1665)...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brinseley 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 Brinseley or a variant listed above: Francis Brinsley settled in New England in 1656; Luke Brinsley arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682.

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