The Baymen name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. Their name comes from having lived in Norfolk.
Early Origins of the Baymen family
The surname Baymen was first found in the county of Norfolk
. Baynham Hall is a 17th century manor house located in Michaelchurch-On-Arrow, Gladestry, Powys
. We do known that Hugh Lloyd purchased Baynham Hall in about 1830, but as far as who originally had the manor house built remains a mystery.
Early History of the Baymen family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baymen research.Another 80 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1476, 1500, 1557, 1546, 1543, 1536, 1611, 1582, 1602, 1628, 1606, 1664, 1629, 1681, 1565 and 1593 are included under the topic Early Baymen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Baymen Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Baymen has undergone many spelling variations
, including Baynham, Bayneham, Bainham, Banham, Banam and others.
Early Notables of the Baymen family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Thomas Baynham (d. 1500), Constable of St Briavel's Castle. His descendant, Sir Christopher Baynham (d.1557) was the first of the family to hold Clearwell, a village and former ancient manor in the Forest of Dean, West Gloucestershire
. Sir George Baynham (died 1546), was... Another 98 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baymen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Baymen family to Ireland
Some of the Baymen family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
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Migration of the Baymen family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England
of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Baymen were among those contributors: William Baynham who settled in New England
in 1718; Richard Baynham settled in Maryland in 1774; Henry Baynham also settled in New England