Brotterton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Brotterton family
The surname Brotterton 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." 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
and Margaret of France and a younger half-brother of Edward II.
Early History of the Brotterton family
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Brotterton Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Brotterton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brotterton family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Brotterton Family Crest Products
- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)