Early Origins of the Badby family
Northumberland where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient no-man's land. Notable families such as the Percy, the Umfravilles and the Nevilles gathered many supporting clans around them. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. In that century, many of those clans drove their herds south, and they settled in Yorkshire and Lancashire. The name was first recorded in 1202 when William held estates in that county.
Early History of the Badby family
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Badby Spelling Variations
The name, Badby, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Badbee, Badby, Badbury, Badbry, Badbie and others.
Early Notables of the Badby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Badby family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Badby surname who came to North America were: Isaac Badbury, aged 37, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1908
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