Badgelere History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The ancient history of the name Badgelere dates back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It was a name given to a young gentleman or a landowner.
Early Origins of the Badgelere family
The surname Badgelere was first found in Staffordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Badgelere family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Badgelere research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1165, 1203, 1248, 1273, 1273, 1500, 1583, 1600, 1610, 1561, 1656 and 1586 are included under the topic Early Badgelere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Badgelere Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Badgelere include Bacheller, Bachelder, Bachelor, Batchelar, Batcheler, Batchellor, Batchelor, Batchlor, Batchelder, Batcheldor, Bachelere, Bachiler, Bachilier and many more.
Early Notables of the Badgelere family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Badgelere family
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Badgelere or a variant listed above: Joseph Bachelor, who arrived in New England in 1637 and Thomas Bachellor who arrived in Virginia 1663.
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