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The name Brumby was derived from the village named Brumby in Frodingham, near Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire.

Brumby Early Origins



The surname Brumby was first found in Lincolnshire where the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Brumby, the King's lands, held by a Norman noble who was under-tenant but was not recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. The surname has always been quite rare but genealogical records reveal that families were found in the Upton area in the mid 1700's. In Australia, the term "brumby" refers to a feral horse but how the name came about is uncertain. One reference claims that brumbies were the bush name in Queensland for 'wild' horses. Another claims that Sergeant James Brumby who lived at Mulgrave Place in New South Wales, left the horses behind when he left for Tasmania in 1804.

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Brumby Spelling Variations


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Brumby Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brumby, Brunby, Bromby, Bronby, Brumbert and others.

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Brumby Early History


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Brumby Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brumby research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1319 is included under the topic Early Brumby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brumby Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brumby Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brumby 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:

Brumby Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Brumby, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1777 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Thomas Brumby, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1777 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brumby (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brumby (post 1700)



  • Frank Hardeman Brumby (1874-1950), American four-star admiral in the United States Navy, eponym of the USS Brumby (FF-1044)
  • Janet Brumby, English Development manager of Young Enterprise, Hull and East Riding, recipient of the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion in 2006
  • Monique Brumby (b. 1974), Australian Indie pop /rock singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer
  • John Mansfield Brumby MLA (b. 1953), Australian Labor Party politician, the 45th Premier of Victoria
  • Colin James Brumby (b. 1933), Australian composer, Professor in the Music Department at the University of Queensland

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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