culture. Their name comes from having lived in any one of a number of similarly named settlements. Bramham and Braham were found in the West Riding of
. Braham Hall was in
, as was Bream's Farm.
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Broum research.Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1379, 1500, 1600, 1751, 1602, 1681, 1660, 1718, 1707 and 1718 are included under the topic Early Broum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Broum has undergone many spelling variations
, including Braham, Braim, Bramham, Brame, Braem and others.
Notables of this surname at this time include: Johannes de Brame, a prominent 14th century landholder in Yorkshire; Sir Arnold Braemes (1602-1681), an English merchant and politician who sat... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Broum Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Broum were among those contributors: Francis Bramham who arrived in Virginia 1756.