The origins of the Bazeley name come from when the Anglo-Saxon
tribes ruled over Britain. The name Bazeley was originally derived from a family having lived in Beasley
, in the county of Lancashire.
Early Origins of the Bazeley family
The surname Bazeley was first found in Warwickshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Bazeley family
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Bazeley Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Bazeley include Beazley, Beasley, Beasely, Beesely, Beesley, Bezley, Beasey and many more.
Early Notables of the Bazeley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bazeley family to Ireland
Some of the Bazeley family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Bazeley family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Bennet Beasley who settled in Virginia in 1755; John Beasley settled in New England
in 1751; Richard Beasley settled in New England
in 1753; Richard Beazley arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bazeley (post 1700)
- Darren Shaun Bazeley (b. 1972), English footballer
- Percival Landon Bazeley (1909-1991), Australian biotechnology and public health scientist, known or his work with Jonas Salk
- Geoffrey Bazeley (1906-1989), British Modernist architect
- George Bazeley (b. 1984), Australian field hockey player