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Bedmynd is an old Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who was a person hired to pray for another's soul after his death. The surname Bedmynd is derived from the Old English terms bede, which means prayer, and man, which means man. In medieval England, there were also beadhouses, or almshouses for the poor, where the inhabitants were required to pray for their benefactors. In a publication by Skelton in 1528, he wrote of Other smale mynisters, as reders and singers, bedemen and bellringers.

Bedmynd Early Origins



The surname Bedmynd was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Bedmynd Early History


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Bedmynd Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bedmynd research. Another 399 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1381, 1500, 1659, 1793, 1372, 1410 and 1372 are included under the topic Early Bedmynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bedmynd Spelling Variations


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Bedmynd Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bedmynd has been recorded under many different variations, including Beadman, Bedman, Bedeman, Bedemon, Beadmann and many more.

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Bedmynd Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bedmynd Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bedmynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bedmynd or a variant listed above: Elizabeth Beadman who arrived in Virginia in 1650.

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