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Bellings Early Origins



The surname Bellings was first found in Flintshire (Welsh: Sir y Fflint), a historic county, created after the defeat of the Welsh Kingdom of Gwynedd in 1284, and located in north-east Wales, where they held a family seat. The Celtic resistance north and south along the border of Wales and England was considerably increased after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The Normans met more resistance from the Welsh than in the rest of England. The Welsh fought from behind their hills and mountains and tenaciously held their ground. Finally, Edward 1st, to placate this founding nation, conferred the principality of Wales upon his eldest son, who became Edward II. This brought Wales into England as an equal while the King was alive, and integral part of the royal title when on the throne. Edward III confirmed and ll Princes of Wales were presented to the Welsh people at Caernarvon Castle. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Welsh surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 861 when Belyn held a family seat in Flint.

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Bellings Spelling Variations


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Bellings Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Belyn, Bellin, Belin, Bellyn, Bealing, Beeling, Belling, Beling, Bellings and many more.

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Bellings Early History


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Bellings Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bellings research. Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1535, 1455, 1487, 1615, 1622, 1666, 1622, 1716, 1574, 1584, 1600, 1613 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Bellings History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellings Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bellings Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bellings Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellings In Ireland


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Bellings In Ireland



Some of the Bellings family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 99 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bellings Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Bellings, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Bellings Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Frederick Bellings, aged 45, who arrived at Vernon, B. c., in 1913
  • Maude C. Bellings, aged 42, who arrived at Vernon, B.C., in 1913

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradsley C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Rowlands, John, John Rowlands and Sheila Rowlands. Welsh Family History: A Guide to Research. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1999. Print. (ISBN 080631620).
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Morgan, T. J. Morgan and Prys Morgan. Welsh Surnames. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1985. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Bellings Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bellings Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 October 2013 at 15:36.

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