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Brockhurst Early Origins



The surname Brockhurst was first found in Guyenne, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Guyen and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Brockhurst Spelling Variations


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Brockhurst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brocas, Brokas, Brokaw, Brogas, Brogaw, Broces and others.

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Brockhurst Early History


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Brockhurst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brockhurst research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brockhurst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brockhurst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brockhurst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brockhurst 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brockhurst Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Brockhurst, aged 35, a gardener, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Mary Ann Brockhurst, aged 35, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Samuel Brockhurst, aged 14, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Mary Ann Brockhurst, aged 10, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • Henry Brockhurst, aged 7, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Clifton" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brockhurst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brockhurst (post 1700)



  • Verna Brockhurst, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1960
  • Betsy Brockhurst, American actress
  • Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1891-1979), English artist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Brockhurst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brockhurst 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 7 June 2013 at 14:04.

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