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Bailes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Bailes is a name that was originally given to a near the outer wall of a feudal castle which is derived from the Old French word baille, which referred to such a structure.

Early Origins of the Bailes family


The surname Bailes was first found in Colchester, where they had been granted lands about the year 1500. The name was originally spelt Bellis. Baile Hill is a man-made earth mound in York, England. It is thought to have been built in 1068 and played a part in William the Conqueror's conquest of York.

Early History of the Bailes family


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Bailes Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Bayle, Bayles, Baile, Bailes, Bellis and others.

Early Notables of the Bailes family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bailes family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bailes Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Edward Bailes U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Bailes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Thomas Bailes, who arrived in Kangaroo Bay aboard the ship "Tam O'Shanter" in 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TAM O'SHANTER - 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836TamOShanter.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Bailes (post 1700)


  • J. Elmer Bailes, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates from Nicholas County, 1928
  • George Lewis Bailes, American Democrat politician, Alabama Democratic State Chair, 1977-80
  • George Bailes, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Ohio State House of Representatives from Hamilton County, 1938
  • Alyson Judith Kirtley Bailes CMG (1949-2016), English diplomat, British Ambassador to Finland (2000-2002)

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Citations


  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TAM O'SHANTER - 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836TamOShanter.htm

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