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Early Origins of the Adnby family

The surname Adnby was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. Aunby is a village in Lincolnshire, which includes a Medieval deserted settlement visible as earthworks and cropmarks. Today the village is part of Carey Aunby and Holywell which had a population of 146 in 2001.

Early History of the Adnby family

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Adnby Spelling Variations

Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Adnby include Anby, Aunby, Andbie, Andby, Andelby, Aunbey, Anbey, Andbee, Anbee, Anburey and many more.

Early Notables of the Adnby family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Adnby family to the New World and Oceana

Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Adnby were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Lewes Anbrey aged 13 who arrived in St. Christopher in 1635.

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