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Burrill Early Origins



The surname Burrill 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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Burrill Spelling Variations


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Burrill Spelling Variations



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

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Burrill Early History


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Burrill Early History



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

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Burrill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Burrill Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Burrill In Ireland


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Burrill In Ireland



Some of the Burrill 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:

Burrill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C. Burrill, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Ellen Burrill, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893

Burrill Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fred Burrill, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Leeds, in 1905
  • Edward L. Burrill, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Eleanor L. Burrill, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Alice Burrill, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Elizabeth Burrill, aged 41, who landed in America, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Burrill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Burrill (post 1700)



  • Mary P. Burrill (1881-1946), African-American female playwright and educator
  • Dr. Meredith F. Burrill, American Executive Secretary of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, 1943-1973, eponym of Mount Burrill, Antarctica
  • Truman N. Burrill (1832-1896), American Chief of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (1883-1885)
  • Charles Lawrence Burrill (1862-1931), American banker and politician, Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts (1915-1920)
  • James Burrill Jr. (1772-1820), American politician, United States Senator from Rhode Island (1817-1820), 31st Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court (1816-1817), 45th Attorney General of Rhode Island (1816-1817), eponym of Burrillville, Rhode Island
  • Thomas Jonathan Burrill (1839-1916), American botanist who first discovered bacterial causes for plant disease, professor of botany and horticulture at University of Illinois
  • James Burrill Jr. (1772-1820), American politician, Member of Rhode Island State House of Representatives; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1814-16; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1817-20
  • J. Burrill, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948
  • Howard W. Burrill, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Monroe, 1956
  • Charles Lawrence Burrill, American Republican politician, Massachusetts State Treasurer, 1915-20
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  11. ...

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