The Broomish name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name comes from 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 Broomish family
The surname Broomish was first found in Warwickshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Broomish family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broomish 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 Broomish History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Broomish Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Broomish has undergone many spelling variations
, including Bromage, Bromwich, Bromige, Brommage, Bromwiz, Bromwic, Bromidge and many more.
Early Notables of the Broomish 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 Broomish Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Broomish family to Ireland
Some of the Broomish 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 Broomish family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Broomish were among those contributors: Henry Bromage who arrived in Virginia in 1622 and Samuel Bromwich who arrived in America in 1763.