Early Origins of the Badsbury family
The surname Badsbury was first found in Northumberland
where they held a family seat
on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest
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
. The name was first recorded in 1202 when William held estates in that county.
Early History of the Badsbury family
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Badsbury Spelling Variations
The name Badsbury, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Badbee, Badby, Badbury, Badbry, Badbie and others.
Early Notables of the Badsbury family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Badsbury family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland
, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. 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." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Badsbury family, or who bore a variation of the surname Badsbury were Isaac Badbury, aged 37, who arrived at Ellis Island