Early Origins of the Baltrey family
Northumberland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Baltrey family
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Baltrey Spelling Variations
Although the name, Baltrey, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Baldrick, Baldred, Baldridge, Balrich, Baldrey and many more.
Early Notables of the Baltrey family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Thomas Baldry (c.1481-1524), English politician, Member of Parliament for Ipswich in 1504, 1512 and 1515; Edmund Boldero (1608-1679), an English royalist...
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Migration of the Baltrey family to Ireland
Some of the Baltrey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Baltrey family to the New World and Oceana
Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Baltrey family name Baltrey, or who bore a variation of the surname were James Baldridge who settled in Maryland in 1634; Thomas Baldridge settled in Maryland in 1634. This family later enjoyed the distinction of being one of the distinguished families of the U.S.A..
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