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The name Broadbotom is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in Cheshire, where the hamlet of Broadbottom forms the basis for the family name. Broadbottom means the broad hollow.

Broadbotom Early Origins



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

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Broadbotom Spelling Variations


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Broadbotom Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few 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. Broadbotom has been spelled many different ways, including Broadbotham, Broadbottom, Broadbotom, Brodebottom, Brodbottom, Brodebotham and many more.

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Broadbotom Early History


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Broadbotom Early History



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

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Broadbotom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broadbotom Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broadbotom Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Broadbotoms to arrive in North America: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Broadbotom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broadbotom 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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