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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)



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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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  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. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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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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