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Tillbrook Early Origins



The surname Tillbrook was first found in Huntingdonshire at Tilbrook, a village and parish near Covington that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was listed as Tilebro c. [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)
Hence, conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Tilbrooke, held by William de Warrenne, a Norman Baron who was recorded in the Domesday Book. Tilbrook probably means "brook of a man called Tila," from the Old English personal name + "broc." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Tilbrook is now part of Cambridgeshire but was anciently also in Bedfordshire. One of the first records of the surname was of William de Tilbroc in Lincolnshire who was listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273.

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Tillbrook Spelling Variations


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Tillbrook Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tillbrooke, Tilebrook, Tilbrook, Tillbroke, Tillbrooke and many more.

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Tillbrook Early History


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Tillbrook Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tillbrook research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1245 and 1340 are included under the topic Early Tillbrook History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tillbrook Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tillbrook Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tillbrook Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tillbrook (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tillbrook (post 1700)



  • Thomas Tillbrook, American politician, Burgess of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1883-84

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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. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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The Tillbrook Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tillbrook 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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