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Brunskill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Brunskill family


The surname Brunskill was first found in Durham 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 Brunskill family


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Brunskill Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Brunskil, Bronskill, Brunskill, Brunskole and others.

Early Notables of the Brunskill family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Samuel Brunsell, English incumbent at the Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Bingham from (???? - 1687); Anne Brunsell, sister of Sir Christopher Wren and wife of the rector of St James' Church, Stretham...
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Migration of the Brunskill family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brunskill Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Brunskill, who settled in New Hampshire in 1775

Brunskill Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Brunskill, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "D'Auvergne" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) D'AUVERGNE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839D'Auvergne.htm
  • George Brunskill, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THOMAS HARRISON 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839ThomasHarrison.htm
  • Sarah Norman Brunskill, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Thomas Harrison" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THOMAS HARRISON 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839ThomasHarrison.htm

Brunskill Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Brunskill, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Beauty" in 1863
  • Elizabeth Brunskill, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Beauty" in 1863
  • Mary Brunskill, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Beauty" in 1863
  • Sophie Brunskill, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Beauty" in 1863

Contemporary Notables of the name Brunskill (post 1700)


  • Muriel Brunskill (1899-1980), English contralto, known for her work with Sir Thomas Beecham, Albert Coates, Felix Weingartner and Sir Henry Wood
  • Norman H. Brunskill (1912-1988), English professional footballer
  • John Hanfield Brunskill DSO (1875-1940), Irish cricketer
  • Gerald Fitzgibbon Brunskill (1866-1918), Irish Unionist Party politician, Member of Parliament for Mid Tyrone in 1910
  • Ronald William Brunskill OBE, British academic, former Reader in Architecture at the University of Manchester

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) D'AUVERGNE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839D'Auvergne.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) THOMAS HARRISON 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839ThomasHarrison.htm

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