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Brotherton Early Origins



The surname Brotherton 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.

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Brotherton Spelling Variations


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Brotherton Spelling Variations



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

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Brotherton Early History


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Brotherton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brotherton research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1158, 1296, 1300 and 1338 are included under the topic Early Brotherton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brotherton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brotherton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brotherton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brotherton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Dennis Brotherton, who arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • Hester Brotherton, aged 18, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Hen Brotherton, who landed in Virginia in 1637
  • Henry Brotherton settled in Virginia in 1637
  • Edward Brotherton, who landed in Maryland in 1678

Brotherton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Brotherton settled in Maryland in 1775

Brotherton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Brotherton, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1812

Brotherton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Alexander Brotherton U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Brotherton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Benj. Brotherton, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Almorah" on April 1817, settling in New South Wales, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Almorah voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1817 with 180 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/almorah/1817
  • Thomas Brotherton, English convict from Lancaster, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 29, 1828, settling in New South Wales, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828
  • Edward Brotherton, English convict from Gloucester, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on August 08, 1849, settling in Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849
  • William Brotherton, aged 18, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Omega"

Brotherton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James A. Brotherton, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "La Hogue" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brotherton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brotherton (post 1700)



  • William T. Brotherton Jr. (b. 1926), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Kanawha County, 1953-64; Member of West Virginia State Senate 17th District, 1965-80
  • Wilbur V. Brotherton (b. 1922), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives, 1975-88
  • Mrs. Wilbur Brotherton, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1919
  • W. T. Brotherton (1892-1961), American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Kanawha County, 1935-40
  • W. J. Brotherton, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1920
  • Ralph Brotherton, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008
  • P. C. H. Brotherton, American politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County, 1846
  • James R. Brotherton, American Democrat politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Jackson County, 1958
  • Hugh J. Brotherton, American politician, Tisch Independent Citizens Candidate for Michigan State Senate 17th District, 1982
  • Edward B. Brotherton, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Milford, 1930
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Almorah voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1817 with 180 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/almorah/1817
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828
  5. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Port Phillip, Australia in 1849 with 303 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1849

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Brotherton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brotherton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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