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Brotterston Early Origins



The surname Brotterston 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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Brotterston Spelling Variations


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Brotterston Spelling Variations



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

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Brotterston Early History


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Brotterston Early History



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

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Brotterston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brotterston Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brotterston 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 or some of its variants were: Nesta Brotherston who settled in Virginia in 1636; Hesta Brotherton settled in Virginia in 1636 (probably the same person); Thomas Brotherton settled in Maryland in 1775.

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