The name Bagnal dates back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is derived from their residence in or around the region of Bagnall, which was in the parish of Stoke-upon-Trent in the county of Staffordshire
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6) CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
"The Bagnalls, at present best represented in the district of Stoke - on - Trent, were an ancient family of Newcastle - under - Lyme, members of which filled at various times the office of mayor; the family came into possession of the manor of Hanley 150 years ago. Bagnall is the name of a Staffordshire
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
Early Origins of the Bagnal family
The surname Bagnal was first found in Staffordshire
, at Bagnall, a township, in the parish of Bucknall, union of Stoke-upon-Trent, N. division of the hundred
of Pirehill. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Bagnal family
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Bagnal Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Bagnal has appeared include Bagnall, Bagnal, Bagnold, Bagenald, Bagnald, Bagenal, Bagnell and many more.
Early Notables of the Bagnal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bagnal family to Ireland
Some of the Bagnal family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Bagnal family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bagnal Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Bagnal, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on September 21, 1826, settling in New South Wales, Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1826 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1826
Bagnal Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- M Bagnal, who landed in Nelson, New Zealand in 1843
Contemporary Notables of the name Bagnal (post 1700)
- J. Garner Bagnal, American politician, Mayor of Statesville, North Carolina, 1954-56