Bails History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The surname Bails 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 Bails family
The surname Bails 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 Bails family
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Bails Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bayle, Bayles, Baile, Bailes, Bellis and others.
Early Notables of the Bails family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bails family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bails Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Thomas Bails, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Omega" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/omega1852.shtml
Bails Family Crest Products
- ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) OMEGA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/omega1852.shtml