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In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Broadwell surname lived in Bradwell a parish in counties Buckinghamshire, Suffolk and Essex. Townships with the home Bradwell were found in Chester and Derby.

Broadwell Early Origins



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

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Broadwell Spelling Variations


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Broadwell Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Broadwell are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Broadwell include: Bradwell, Bradewelle, Bradewell, Braddell and many more.

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Broadwell Early History


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Broadwell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broadwell research. Another 388 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1295, 1379, 1593, and 1622 are included under the topic Early Broadwell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Broadwell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Broadwell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Broadwell 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



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Broadwell or a variant listed above:

Broadwell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Broadwell, who arrived in Maryland in 1668 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Broadwell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Samuel Broadwell, aged 46, who emigrated to America from London, in 1892
  • Sameul Broadwell, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1892
  • Mrs. J. Broadwell, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1894

Broadwell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Douglas Broadwell, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Edward H Broadwell, who emigrated to the United States, in 1906
  • Imogene Broadwell, who settled in America, in 1906
  • Louis O. Broadwell, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Richard Broadwell, aged 37, who landed in America from Horley, England, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Broadwell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Broadwell (post 1700)



  • Charles Broadwell, American publisher of the The Fayetteville Observer, a daily newspaper in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Robert Broadwell (b. 1919), American director of The Great Radium Mystery (1919), now considered a lost film
  • L. W. Broadwell (b. 1860), American inventor of the Broadwell drum, a critical part of the Gatling gun
  • Paula Dean Broadwell (b. 1972), American writer, academic, and anti-terrorism professional

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Broadwell Family Crest Products


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Citations


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  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)

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  11. ...

The Broadwell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Broadwell 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.

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