Names from historical writing:

The following appear as names for Birmingham. Follow the links for what the author actually said:

Name Author Source
BIRMINGHAM John Bartholomew Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887).
John Marius Wilson Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A Fullarton & Co., 1870-72).
BREMICHAM William Camden Britain, or, a Chorographicall Description of the most flourishing Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland (London: George Bishop and John Norton, 1610).
BROMWICHAM George Borrow Wild Wales: Its People, Language and Scenery (Oxford, Mississippi, 1996).
BRUMMAGEM George Borrow Wild Wales: Its People, Language and Scenery (Oxford, Mississippi, 1996).
BRUMMAGEN George Borrow Wild Wales: Its People, Language and Scenery (Oxford, Mississippi, 1996).
BRUMMIDGEHAM Karl Moritz Travels in England in 1782 (London: Cassell and Company, 1886).

NB: These variant names come from our collections of historical travel writing and descriptive gazetteers: