Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Bedale is derived from the name of a medieval court official called a beadle. A beadle performed similar duties to those of a bailiff in a modern court of law, as well as acting as a sort of town crier, and later as a constable of the parish.
Early Origins of the Bedale family
Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Bedale family
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Bedale Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Bedale were recorded, including Beadell, Beadle, Beadles, Beedle, Beedell, Bedle and others.
Early Notables of the Bedale family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bedale family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bedale Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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