Badesbury History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Badesbury family
The surname Badesbury was first found in Northamptonshire at Badby, a parish, in the union of Daventry, hundred of Fawsley. 
The first record of the family was found here when William de Baddebi was listed in the Assize Rolls of 1202. Later William Badby was listed in the Feet of Fines for Surrey in 1388-1389. And later again, Thomas Badby was listed in the Assize Rolls of London in 1425. 
Further to the north in Scotland, Badbae is in the parish of Latheron, Caithness. "John Badbae was one of Caithness' most celebrated 'Men' was noted for his piety." 
Early History of the Badesbury family
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Badesbury Spelling Variations
The name, Badesbury, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Badbee, Badby, Badbury, Badbry, Badbie and others.
Early Notables of the Badesbury family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was William Badby (d. 1380), Carmelite and theological writer, a native of East Anglia, and educated at one of the Carmelite monasteries (probably Norwich) of that district...
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Migration of the Badesbury family
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 Badesbury surname who came to North America were: Isaac Badbury, aged 37, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1908
- Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
- Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
- Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)