Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the settlement of Britwell in the county of Buckinghamshire, or in the settlement of Britwell Prior, in the parish of Salome in Oxfordshire. Miles Crispin was recorded as the proprietor of the latter lands, which were then called Brutuelle, in the Domesday Book of 1086.
Early Origins of the Brittewell family
Oxfordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Brittewell family
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Brittewell Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Brittewell has been spelled many different ways, including Brittle, Brittell, Britwell, Brutuelle, Brittewell, Brithwell and many more.
Early Notables of the Brittewell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brittewell family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Brittewells to arrive in North America: Joseph Brittle who arrived in Maryland in 1774.
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