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Beales History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Beales surname is thought to have been created from one of the places so named (in Northumberland, and in West Yorkshire). The place name derives from the Old English "beo," meaning "bee" and "hyll," meaning "hill." There is also a Norman name Beales derived from the Old French "bel."


Early Origins of the Beales family


The surname Beales was first found in Northumberland. Today Beeley is a village and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of northern Derbyshire, near Bakewell. In the Domesday Book, the place name was listed as Begelie [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Early History of the Beales family


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Beales Spelling Variations


The name, Beales, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Beal, Beale, Beall, Bealle, Beel, Beele, Beales, Bealer and many more.

Early Notables of the Beales family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was William Beale (died 1651), an English Royalist churchman, Master in turn of Jesus College, Cambridge and St John's College, Cambridge; John Beale (c.1608-1683), an English clergyman, scientific writer, and early Fellow of the Royal Society; Sir John Beale...
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Migration of the Beales family to the New World and Oceana


The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Beales surname who came to North America were:

Beales Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Beales, who arrived in Virginia in 1664 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Beales Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Beales, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Star Queen" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 1st January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Star Queen 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/starqueen1854.shtml

Contemporary Notables of the name Beales (post 1700)


  • Theodore R. Beales, American politician, Mayor of Newark, New York, 1951-54
  • Cyrus William Beales (1877-1927), American Republican politician, Pharmacist; Director, Gettysburg National Bank; Director, Gettysburg Ice and Storage Co.; Postmaster at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1910-14; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1915-17;
  • Randolph Allen "Randy" Beales (b. 1960), American jurist, 41st Attorney General of Virginia (2001-2002), Judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals (2006-)
  • Cyrus William Beales (1877-1927), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1915-1917)
  • Barclay Beales, British musician, former member of the Stereo Kicks, an English-Irish group
  • Flying Officer Walter Beales DCM (1893-1962), British flying ace credited with nine official victories during World War I, awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal
  • Philip Beales, British professor at the University College London Institute of Child Health
  • Greg Beales (b. 1977), British Director of Strategy and Planning for the Labour Party
  • Peter Beales MBE (1936-2013), British rosarian, author and lecturer
  • Edmond Beales (1803-1881), British President of the Reform League (1865-1869)

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Citations


  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ South Australian Register Monday 1st January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Star Queen 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/starqueen1854.shtml


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