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The present generation of the Baynham family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in Norfolk.

Baynham Early Origins



The surname Baynham was first found in the county of Norfolk. Baynham Hall is a 17th century manor house located in Michaelchurch-On-Arrow, Gladestry, Powys, Wales. 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.

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Baynham Spelling Variations


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Baynham Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Baynham include Baynham, Bayneham, Bainham, Banham, Banam and others.

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Baynham Early History


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Baynham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baynham research. Another 313 words (22 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 Baynham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baynham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Baynham Early Notables (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 Baynham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Baynham In Ireland


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Baynham In Ireland



Some of the Baynham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Baynham were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Baynham Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Baynham who settled in New England in 1718
  • Henry Baynham also settled in New England in 1763
  • Richard Baynham, who settled in Maryland in 1774

Baynham Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Baynham, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Andromeda" on November 13, 1832, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832

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Contemporary Notables of the name Baynham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Baynham (post 1700)



  • Gordon Craig Baynham (b. 1944), American former NFL football running back who played from 1967 to 1972
  • Ronald Leslie "Ron" Baynham (b. 1929), English former footballer who played for the England National Team in 1955
  • David Morton Baynham (1902-1974), Welsh professional football full back
  • John "Johnny" Baynham (1918-1995), Welsh professional football outside forward who played from 1946 to 1949
  • Peter Baynham (b. 1963), Welsh-born, British comedy writer and performer, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832

Other References

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  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  11. ...

The Baynham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Baynham Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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