Bainton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bainton family
The surname Bainton was first found in Northumberland, where Osgode on Badingtune was listed there in 972.  Bainton (St. Mary), is a parish, in the union of Stamford, soke of Peterborough in Northumberland. Bainton is also found in Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire  as the place name literally means "estate associated with a man called Bada," from the Old English personal name + "-ing" + "tun."  Cambridgeshire has the oldest listing of the place name c. 980 when it was spelt Badingtun.
Early History of the Bainton family
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Bainton Spelling Variations
The name Bainton, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Baynton, Bayntun, Bainton, Bainten, Banting, Baynten and many more.
Early Notables of the Bainton family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir Henry Bayntun of Bromham, Wiltshire; Sir Edward Bayntun (1480-1544), from Bromham, Wiltshire; he was a gentleman at the court of Henry VIII of England, vice-chamberlain to Anne Boleyn, and brother-in-law of Queen Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife; Sir Edward Bayntun (1593-1657), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1614 and 1653; Sir Edward Bayntun (1618-1679), an English politician who sat in...
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| Bainton migration to the United States ||+|
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 Bainton family, or who bore a variation of the surname Bainton were
Bainton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Henry Bainton, who landed in Virginia in 1666 
| Bainton migration to New Zealand ||+|
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Bainton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Mr. Alfred Bainton, (b. 1837), aged 25, British ploughman travelling from London aboard the ship "Echunga" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 24th December 1862 
- Mrs. Martha Bainton, (b. 1838), aged 24, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Echunga" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 24th December 1862 
- Mr. Alfred Bainton, (b. 1846), aged 25, English ploughman from Wells, England, travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship 'Merope' arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 25th August 1871 
- Mrs. Martha Bainton, (b. 1847), aged 24, English settler from Wells, England, travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship 'Merope' arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 25th August 1871 
|Contemporary Notables of the name Bainton (post 1700) ||+|
- Roland Herbert Bainton (1894-1984), British born American Protestant church historian
- Roland Bainton (1894-1984), American minister
- Roland H. Bainton, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Woodbridge, 1934 
- Neil Laurence Bainton (b. 1970), English cricket umpire
- Edgar Leslie Bainton (1880-1956), English-born, Australian composer, best known for his church music
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Il tempo passa
Motto Translation: Time passes.
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