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Early Origins of the Burrill family


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)

Early History of the Burrill family


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Burrill Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Burrill family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Burrill family to Ireland


Some of the Burrill family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Burrill family to the New World and Oceana


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.)

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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. Burrill, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Howard W. Burrill, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Monroe, 1956 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Lawrence Burrill, American Republican politician, Massachusetts State Treasurer, 1915-20 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, March 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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