Anglo-Saxon origin and came 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 Bromwedge family
Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bromwedge family
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Bromwedge Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bromwedge family name include Bromage, Bromwich, Bromige, Brommage, Bromwiz, Bromwic, Bromidge and many more.
Early Notables of the Bromwedge family (pre 1700)
Gloucestershire during the 16th century; and Andrew Bromwich (c.1640-1702), an English...
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Migration of the Bromwedge family to Ireland
Some of the Bromwedge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Bromwedge family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Bromwedge surname or a spelling variation of the name include : Henry Bromage who arrived in Virginia in 1622 and Samuel Bromwich who arrived in America in 1763.
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