The ancestors of the name Broomadge date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence 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 Broomadge family
The surname Broomadge was first found in Warwickshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Broomadge family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broomadge research.Another 352 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1221, 1225, 1500, 1581, 1583, 1748, 1771, 1640, 1702 and 1554 are included under the topic Early Broomadge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Broomadge Spelling Variations
Broomadge has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred
years, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Broomadge have been found, including Bromage, Bromwich, Bromige, Brommage, Bromwiz, Bromwic, Bromidge and many more.
Early Notables of the Broomadge 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... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broomadge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Broomadge family to Ireland
Some of the Broomadge family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Broomadge family to the New World and Oceana
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England
, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Broomadges to arrive on North American shores: Henry Bromage who arrived in Virginia in 1622 and Samuel Bromwich who arrived in America in 1763.