The name Beagenyle dates back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is derived from their residence in or around the region of Bagnall, which was in the parish of Stoke-upon-Trent in the county of Staffordshire
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6) CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
"The Bagnalls, at present best represented in the district of Stoke - on - Trent, were an ancient family of Newcastle - under - Lyme, members of which filled at various times the office of mayor; the family came into possession of the manor of Hanley 150 years ago. Bagnall is the name of a Staffordshire
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
Early Origins of the Beagenyle family
The surname Beagenyle was first found in Staffordshire
, at Bagnall, a township, in the parish of Bucknall, union of Stoke-upon-Trent, N. division of the hundred
of Pirehill. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Beagenyle family
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Beagenyle Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Beagenyle has been spelled many different ways, including Bagnall, Bagnal, Bagnold, Bagenald, Bagnald, Bagenal, Bagnell and many more.
Early Notables of the Beagenyle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beagenyle family to Ireland
Some of the Beagenyle family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Beagenyle family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Beagenyles to arrive in North America: Walter Bagnall who settled in Maine in 1626; Walter Bagnall settled in Massachusetts in 1620; John Bagnall settled in Jamaica in 1679; Thomas Bagnall settled in New England