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Early Origins of the Brotherston family


The surname Brotherston was first found in North Yorkshire at Brotherton, a village and civil parish in the Selby district which dates back to c. 1030 when it was listed as Brothertun. The place name literally means "farmstead of the brother, or or a man called Brothir." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
The village is the birth place of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, Earl Marshal (1300-1338), fifth son of Edward I of England and Margaret of France and a younger half-brother of Edward II.

Early History of the Brotherston family


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Brotherston Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Brotherton, Brotherston and others.

Early Notables of the Brotherston family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Brotherston family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brotherston Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nesta Brotherston who settled in Virginia in 1636
  • Hester Brotherston, who arrived in Virginia in 1636 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Brotherston Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Brotherston, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1772

Contemporary Notables of the name Brotherston (post 1700)


  • JG Brotherston, Professor of Literature at the University of Essex (1978-1990)
  • Sir John Brotherston, Professor of Public health at the University of Edinburgh (1955-1964), Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Home and Health Department

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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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