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Bellyn Early Origins



The surname Bellyn 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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Bellyn Spelling Variations


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Bellyn 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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Bellyn Early History


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Bellyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bellyn 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 Bellyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bellyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Bellyn In Ireland


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Bellyn In Ireland



Some of the Bellyn 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Beeling, aged 22, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1921; Frederick Bellings, aged 45, who arrived at Ellis Island from Vernon, B. c., in 1913; Maude C. Bellings, aged 42, who arrived at Ellis Island from Vernon, B.C., in 1913.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Davies, R. R. The Age of Conquest: Wales, 1063-1415. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan ed. Et. Al. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Bellyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bellyn 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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