Bromweck History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Bromweck is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived in the settlement of West Bromwich in Staffordshire, or in the place called Little Bromwich in Warwickshire. Castle Bromwich is a suburb situated within the northern part of the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull.
Early Origins of the Bromweck family
The surname Bromweck was first found in Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bromweck family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bromweck research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1225, 1500, 1581, 1583, 1748, 1771, 1640, 1702 and 1554 are included under the topic Early Bromweck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bromweck Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Bromweck were recorded, including Bromage, Bromwich, Bromige, Brommage, Bromwiz, Bromwic, Bromidge and many more.
Early Notables of the Bromweck family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: John Bromage, patron of Bromsberrow Vicarage in Gloucestershire during the 16th century; and Andrew Bromwich (c.1640-1702), an English...
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Migration of the Bromweck family
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Bromweck family emigrate to North America: Henry Bromage who arrived in Virginia in 1622 and Samuel Bromwich who arrived in America in 1763.
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