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The Anglo-Saxon name Broadbotham comes from the family having resided in Cheshire, where the hamlet of Broadbottom forms the basis for the family name. Broadbottom means the broad hollow.

Broadbotham Early Origins



The surname Broadbotham was first found in Cheshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Broadbotham Spelling Variations


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Broadbotham Spelling Variations



Broadbotham has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Broadbotham, Broadbottom, Broadbotom, Brodebottom, Brodbottom, Brodebotham and many more.

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Broadbotham Early History


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Broadbotham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broadbotham research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1330, 1390 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Broadbotham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Broadbotham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broadbotham Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broadbotham 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Broadbothams to arrive on North American shores: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Broadbotham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broadbotham Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 April 2014 at 13:39.

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