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It was in the Scottish/English Borderlands that the Strathclyde-Briton people first used the ancient name Bellindine. It was a name for someone who lived in Lanarkshire, where the family was found since the early Middle Ages.

Bellindine Early Origins



The surname Bellindine was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they had been settled from ancient times.

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Bellindine Early History


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Bellindine Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bellindine research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1153, 1153, 1460, 1680, 1800, 1545, 1608, 1605, 1671, 1616 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Bellindine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellindine Spelling Variations


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Bellindine Spelling Variations



Scribes in Medieval Scotland spelled names by sound rather than any set of rules, so an enormous number of spelling variations exist in names of that era. Bellindine has been spelled Ballentine, Ballantyne, Ballantine, Ballentyne, Bannentyne, Bannantyne, Ballanden, Ballanden, Ballendine, Ballendyne, Ballentine and many more.

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Bellindine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bellindine Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was George Bannatyne (1545-1608), collector of Scottish poems, eponym of the Bannatyne Club in Edinburgh; Richard Bannatyne (died 1605), Scottish clergyman and scribe who served as secretary...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bellindine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellindine In Ireland


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Bellindine In Ireland



Some of the Bellindine family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The number of Strathclyde Clan families sailing for North America increased steadily as the persecution continued. In the colonies, they could find not only freedom from the iron hand of the English government, but land to settle on. The American War of Independence allowed many of these settlers to prove their independence, while some chose to go to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Scots played essential roles in the forging of both great nations. Among them: Dougal Ballentine who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1767.

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