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Brookman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Brookman family


The surname Brookman was first found in Kent where "the family occur as Brokeman, in the 14th century." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
The surname has the same origin a Brookam and in some case Brooker as "broc" is an Old English word for draught horse and badger. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
As a trade name, the name was used for either a horseman or one who hunts badgers.

Early History of the Brookman family


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Brookman Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Brockman, Broockman, Brookman, Brockmen, Brookmen and many more.

Early Notables of the Brookman family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brookman family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brookman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Brookman, English convict from Wiltshire, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  • Andrew Brookman, aged 19, a printer, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Dirigo" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.
  • Christina Brookman, aged 28, a dressmaker, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"
  • Elizabeth Brookman, aged 18, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Clara"
  • Thomas Brookman, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"

Brookman Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J. G. Brookman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1878
  • Howden Brookman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1878
  • Ethel Brookman, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1878

Contemporary Notables of the name Brookman (post 1700)


  • Lester George Brookman (1904-1971), American stamp dealer, an expert on 19th century United States postage stamps and postal history
  • Herman S. Brookman (1891-1973), American architect in Portland, Oregon
  • Harry Norman Brookman (1884-1949), Australian farmer and politician in South Australia, second son of Sir George Brookman
  • Sir George Brookman KBE (1840-1927), South Australian businessman who made a fortune from a gold discovery in Western Australia and later became a benefactor to the University of Adelaide
  • David Keith Brookman (b. 1937), Baron Brookman, a British steel worker and trade unionist, General Secretary of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation (1993-1999)
  • David Norman Brookman (1917-2000), Australian politician in the State of South Australia
  • Lieutenant-Commander Alan Brookman Beddoe (1893-1975), Canadian war artist and first President of the Heraldry Society of Canada

Historic Events for the Brookman family



RMS Titanic

  • Mr John Brookman (d. 1912), aged 27, English Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  3. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.
  4. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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