Brumpton is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon
origin and comes from the family once having lived in one of the settlements named Brampton,
which were found in the counties of Cumberland
, Huntingdonshire, Lincolnshire
, Northamptonshire, Suffolk
(now part of Cumbria), and the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Brumpton family
The surname Brumpton was first found in Norfolk
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Brumpton family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brumpton research.Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1440, 1508, 1690 and 1751 are included under the topic Early Brumpton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Brumpton Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Brumpton family name include Brampton, Bramton and others.
Early Notables of the Brumpton family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Sir Edward Brampton, KG
(1440-1508), the Governor of Guernsey, a knight, adventurer, ship commander and the godson and protégé of... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brumpton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Brumpton family to Ireland
Some of the Brumpton family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
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Migration of the Brumpton family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Brumpton surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Mansfield Brampton who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1772; Briar Brampton settled in Virginia in 1774; Isaac Brampton arrived in Philadelphia in 1858.
Contemporary Notables of the name Brumpton (post 1700)
- Tom Brumpton, British actor and producer, known for The Samaritan (2015), English Mary (2014) and Nurture of the Beast (2016)
- John Brumpton, Australian Film Institute Award nominated actor, known for The Hunter (2011), The Loved Ones (2009) and Romper Stomper (1992)