Early Origins of the Andbay family
The surname Andbay 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 Andbay family
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Andbay Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Andbay have been found, including Anby, Aunby, Andbie, Andby, Andelby, Aunbey, Anbey, Andbee, Anbee, Anburey and many more.
Early Notables of the Andbay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Andbay family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Andbay, or a variant listed above: Lewes Anbrey aged 13 who arrived in St. Christopher in 1635.