Anglo-Saxon origin and comes from a family once having 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 Bromwidge family
Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bromwidge family
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Bromwidge Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bromwidge has been recorded under many different variations, including Bromage, Bromwich, Bromige, Brommage, Bromwiz, Bromwic, Bromidge and many more.
Early Notables of the Bromwidge family (pre 1700)
Gloucestershire during the 16th century; and Andrew Bromwich (c.1640-1702), an English...
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Migration of the Bromwidge family to Ireland
Some of the Bromwidge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Bromwidge family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bromwidge or a variant listed above: Henry Bromage who arrived in Virginia in 1622 and Samuel Bromwich who arrived in America in 1763.
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