Anglo-Saxon name Broomege comes from the family having resided 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 Broomege family
Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Broomege family
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Broomege Spelling Variations
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. Spelling variants included: Bromage, Bromwich, Bromige, Brommage, Bromwiz, Bromwic, Bromidge and many more.
Early Notables of the Broomege family (pre 1700)
Gloucestershire during the 16th century; and Andrew Bromwich (c.1640-1702), an English...
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Migration of the Broomege family to Ireland
Some of the Broomege family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Broomege 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 Broomeges to arrive on North American shores: Henry Bromage who arrived in Virginia in 1622 and Samuel Bromwich who arrived in America in 1763.
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