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Origins and History


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"BROUNFIELD, BROWNFIELD. Local. Gilbert Brunfeld was witness to a claim of a third part of Cranshaws, 1453 (Swinton, p. xxxix). John Brounfeild and Thomas Brounfeld of the Abbey of Melrose were witnesses in 1535 (RRM., i, p. xv), and Robert Brounfeild was servitor to Mr. John Home in 1610 (ibid., nr, p. 378). Stephen Brounfeild made payment from rents of his lands of Grenelawdene in 1563 (ER., xrx, p. 231), and John Brounfeild was retoured heir in lands in Chimside, 1606 (Retours, Berwick, 61). The seal of Andrew Brownfield of Pittilseuch bears the legend S'Andree BrvnfJd (Macdonald, 262). Alexander Brounfeild frater germanus quondam Jacobi Brounfeild de Nether Mains, 1609 (Inquis. Tut., 143). Adam Brounfeild or Brounfield was witness in Kirkwall, 1834 (OSR., i, p. 280). See under HAITLIE for notice of feud with that family. BROUNFIELD. See also BURNFIELD. BROUNFIELD. See also BURNFIELD. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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