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Brotterton Early Origins



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." [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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Brotterton Spelling Variations


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Brotterton Spelling Variations



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

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Brotterton Early History


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Brotterton Early History



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

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Brotterton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brotterton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brotterton 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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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Brotterton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brotterton 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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