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Burrell Early Origins



The surname Burrell was first found in North Yorkshire at Burrill, a small village in the Hambleton district that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Borel. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
It literally meant "hill with a fort," from the Old English words "burh" + "hyll." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Burrell Spelling Variations


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Burrell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Burrell, Burrel, Birrell, Burrill, Burril, Birril, Berrill and many more.

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Burrell Early History


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Burrell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Burrell research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1069, 1449, 1551, 1589, 1657, 1645 and are included under the topic Early Burrell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burrell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burrell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Burrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Burrell In Ireland


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Burrell In Ireland



Some of the Burrell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Burrell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Burrell who settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1630
  • John Burrell settled in Boston in 1635
  • William Burrell settled in Virginia in 1644
  • Robert Burrell settled in Virginia in 1663 with his wife and three children

Burrell Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Burrell, aged 34, a tinsmith, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Henry Burrell, aged 26, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the brig "Dorcas Savage" from Belfast, Ireland

Burrell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Francis Burrell, English convict from Lincoln, who was transported aboard the "Almorah" on April 1817, settling in New South Wales, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Almorah voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1817 with 180 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/almorah/1817
  • William Burrell, English convict from Northampton, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  • H.W. Burrell arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Trafalgar" in 1849
  • Hugh William Burrell, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Trafalgar"
  • Joseph Henry Burrell, aged 18, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Macedon"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Burrell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Burrell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Alice Burrell arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • John Burrell arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1865
  • William Burrell arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
  • Sarah Burrell arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burrell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burrell (post 1700)



  • Garland Ellis Burrell Jr. (b. 1947), American politician, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of California, 1992-
  • Ezra A. Burrell, American Republican politician, Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1907-09; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1916
  • Dorothy Burrell, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012
  • David H. Burrell, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for New York, 1896
  • David Burrell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1928
  • Benjamin Burrell, American politician, Postmaster at Murrays Mills, Pennsylvania, 1814-21
  • James Burrell, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896
  • James Luther Albert Burrell (1880-1940), American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Fiume, 1916; SAINT Gall, 1916-17
  • Jeremiah Murray Burrell (1815-1856), American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1845-46; District Judge in Pennsylvania, 1847, 1851-55; Justice of Kansas Territorial Supreme Court, 1855-56
  • Leone Fairbanks Burrell (1900-1959), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940
  • ... (Another 12 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Burrell Historic Events


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Burrell Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Eric Burrell, British Leading Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking

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Burrell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Almorah voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1817 with 180 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/almorah/1817
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  5. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. 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).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  11. ...

The Burrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Burrell 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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