Broadbridge History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Broadbridge family

The surname Broadbridge was first found in Surrey 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 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Broadbridge family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broadbridge research. Another 132 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1046, 1397, 1433, 1561, 1455, 1487, 1501, 1578 and 1501 are included under the topic Early Broadbridge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Broadbridge Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bradbridge, Braddbridge, Bredbridge, Breadbridge, Brodbridge and many more.

Early Notables of the Broadbridge family (pre 1700)

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broadbridge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Broadbridge migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Broadbridge Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Broadbridge, aged 36, who arrived in New York in 1812 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Broadbridge (post 1700) +

  • Lotta P. Broadbridge, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1919; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920 [2]
  • Peter Hewett Broadbridge, third Baron of Brighton
  • Troy Broadbridge (1980-2004), Australian rules football player
  • Tom Broadbridge (b. 1943), Australian film producer and actor
  • Christine Caragianis Broadbridge, Professor of Physics at Professor of Physics, Southern Connecticut State University (2005-)
  • George Thomas Broadbridge (1869-1952), British politician, created 1st Baron Broadbridge of Brighton in the County of Sussex in 1945


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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