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The ancestry of the name Bagnell dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in or around the region of Bagnall, which was in the parish of Stoke-upon-Trent in the county of Staffordshire.

Bagnell Early Origins



The surname Bagnell was first found in Staffordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bagnell Spelling Variations


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Bagnell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bagnell have been found, including Bagnall, Bagnal, Bagnold, Bagenald, Bagnald, Bagenal, Bagnell and many more.

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Bagnell Early History


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Bagnell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bagnell research. Another 252 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1631 are included under the topic Early Bagnell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bagnell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bagnell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bagnell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bagnell In Ireland


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Bagnell In Ireland



Some of the Bagnell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bagnell, or a variant listed above:

Bagnell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Bagnell, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1861
  • Solomon Bagnell, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1861
  • W. H. Bagnell, aged 39, who emigrated to America, in 1896

Bagnell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Maggie Bagnell, aged 23, who landed in America from Limerick, Ireland, in 1907
  • Robert Bagnell, aged 14, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Annie Bagnell, aged 42, who landed in America from Donegal, Ireland, in 1908
  • William Bagnell, aged 66, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Jane Bagnell, who emigrated to America, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bagnell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas W. Bagnell, aged 18, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Nabob"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bagnell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bagnell (post 1700)



  • Francis "Reds" Bagnell (1928-1995), American football halfback, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame
  • The Honourable Lawrence "Larry" Bagnell PC, MP (b. 1949), Canadian politician for Yukon (2000-2011)

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Bagnell Historic Events


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Bagnell Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Annie  Bagnell (1847-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who survived the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 but later died due to injuries

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bagnell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bagnell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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