'Burrell5'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Burrell of Broome Park, Burrell of Little Houghton, Burrell of Milfield
[This page was originally uploaded as Burrell2. it was renamed to allow a new Burrell2 to be prepared for earlier generations.]

Commoners reported that in early times the family name was spelled as Boraille, Borell & Burwell "but now generally Burrell". Commoners also noted that "It is difficult, at this distance of time, to trace the connection between the family of Broomepark and that of Lord Willoughby de Eresby, (whose surname is Burrell), and Sir Charles Burrell, but that they are of the same lineage there can be little doubt." We note that BLG1952 does not identify any arms for the family but Commoners & Hodgson identify them as "Or, a saltire gules, between four leaves vert, on a chief azure, a lion's head erased, between two battle axes proper" which appears to support the following connection.
Thomas Burrell of Milfield, Northumberland (d 1615)
1. Robert Burrell of Milfield
  A. Ralph Burrell of Milfield (d 1668)
  m. Catherine (m2. David Wake)
  i. Thomas Burrell of Milfield, Broomepark & Abberwick (b 1654, bur 15.01.1730/1)
  m. (01.07.1680) Martha Reveley (bur 15.07.1700, dau of George Reveley of Newton underwood & Thropple)
a. Robert Burrell of Broomepark & Abberwick (b 02.02.1685, d unm bur 03.07.1751, 2nd son)
  b. William Burrell of Broomepark (b 25.01.1687, bur 14.01.1751-2, vicar of Chatton, 4th son)
  m. (c1726) Philadephia Grey (dau of Bryan Grey of Kyloe by Frances, dau of Francis Brandling by Mary Armourer)
  (1) Bryan Burrell of Broomepark, Sheriff of Northumberland (b c1728, d 03.11.1806)
  m. (05.1771) Mary Partridge (b 1749-50, d 12.07.1778, dau of Henry Partridge of King's Lynn then Northwood & Low Brooks by Mary, dau/heir of Robert Say)
  (A) William Burrell of Broome Park, Sheriff of Northumberland (b 02.10.1773, d 02.02.1847) had issue
  m. (11.09.1804) Eleanor Forster (d 21.05.1846, dau of Matthew Forster of Bolton House by Jane, dau/heir of Nicholas Browne of Bolton)
  (B)+ other issue - Henry (bpt 25.06.1776, d 13.06.1814), Mary Ann (b 16.08.1772, d 08.10.1772)
  (2) Frances Burrell (b c1735, d 18.12.1812)
  m. Robert Smart of Hobberlaw
  (3)+ other issue - Robert of Hexham (bur 10.12.1751), Martha (b c1738, d 17.03.1806)
  c. Thomas Burrell (b 02.05.1691)
  m. (08.11.1716) Margaret (Mrs. Russell of St. Nicholas, Newcastle)
  (1) Martha Burrell (d unm bur 1796)
  d. Anne Burrell (b 18.03.1681)
  m. Thomas Car (b 1688-9, d 07.03.1731, son of John of Hexham)
  (1)+ issue - John (b 1710-1, d 05.05.1738), James (b 1724-5, d 05.07.1747)
  e. Dorothy Burrell (b 30.04.1696)
  m. (1730) James Wilkie (son of John of Ladythorne)
  (1)+ issue - John of Hetton, James, Martha
  f. Mary Burrell (b 11.04.1699, bur 07.08.1750)
  m. (11.10.1724) George Cuthbertson of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (town clerk)
  (1)+ issue - George (town clerk of Newcastle), Jane (d infant), Philadelphia, Ann
  g.+ other issue - Thomas (b 25.12.1684, bur 17.03.1684/5), George (b 20.02.1686, bur 18.04.1687), Ralph (b10.05.1695, bur 24.04.1696), Philadephia (b 18.02.1682, bur 03.06.1705), Barbara (b 05.03.1689, bur 08.02.1690), Martha (b 04.07.1692, bur 10.07.1772), Frances (b 06.01.1697, bur 29.08.1736)
ii. Dorothy Burrell
  m. _ Reveley
  iii. Susannah Burrell (dsp before 1673)
  B. Thomas Burrell of Witton Shields, later of Broomepark (bur 18.04.1687)
  m. Anne
  C. daughter
  m. _ Crow
  i. Patrick Crow of Roseden & Ashington
  m. Anne Mitford (dau of Robert Mitford of Mitford Castle)
  a.+ issue - Mary, Philadephia, Anne, Martha, Catherine
  ii. Robert Crow of Newcastle
  D. daughter
  m. _ Wallis
  i.+ issue - Henry, John, Dorothy, Grace
2. Thomas Burrell of Milfiield & Humbleton (d 1620)
  A.+ issue - Oswald, Rachael
3. Lancelot Burrell
  m. Barbara
4.+ other issue - John of Milfield (a 1625), Barbara



We are not aware of any connection between the following family and that shown above except that both had a connection with Northumberland.
George Burrell of Bassington
1. John Burrell of Ratcheugh (bur 12.02.1796)
  m. (21.02.1755) Barbara Peareth (b c1754, bur 06.12.1828, dau/coheir of Henry Peareth of Newcastle & Little Houghton)
  A. Henry Peareth Burrell of Little Houghton (bpt 12.1775, dsp 11.08.1856)
  m. (11.10.1803) Jane Guy (b 1777-8, bur 13.07.1852, dau of Captain Herny Guy (RN) by Jane, sister of Nathaniel Punshon of Killingworth)
  B. George Burrell of Alnwick, Governor of Hong Kong (bpt 07.1777, bur 10.01.1853, Lt. General) had issue
  m. Marianne Theresa Thomas (b 1799-1800, d 31.03.1831, dau of Rev. Bartholomew Thomas of Cloydh)
  C. John Burrell (b 22.03.1791, d Oporto 1832, Captain, 4th son)
  m. (05.10.1815) Catherine Maria Frances Grey (b c1787, d 26.01.1840, dau of Charles Grey of Morwick)
  D. Barbara Burrell (b 24.08.1788, dsp)
  m. Luke Smith
  E.+ other issue - William (bpt 12.1781, dsp), Dorothy (bpt 09.1779, d 11.03.1850), Ann (bpt 1786, bur 29.12.1852), Harriet (bpt 1784, d 24.11.1855)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 16.05.08) : Commoners (vol IV, 'Burrell of Broomepark', p633+), BLG1952 ('Burrell of Broome Park') with support from 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 7, John Crawford Hodgson, 1904, 'Burrell of Broome-Park', p223+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 11.04.19) : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 2, Edward Bateson, 1895, 'Peareth, Brumell and Burrell of Little Houghton', p409+)
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