Origins Available: English, Irish, Scottish
Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in any one of a number of similarly named settlements. Bramham and Braham were found in the West Riding of Yorkshire and Brantham was found in Suffolk. Braham Hall was in Essex, as was Bream's Farm.
Early Origins of the Broombe family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Broombe family
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Broombe Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Broombe include Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Early Notables of the Broombe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Broombe family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Broombe were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.
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