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The history of the name Benlowes dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from a member of the family who worked as a wolf trapper. The surname Benlowes literally means bind-wolves, and is a combination of the Old English word bindan and the Old French word lou.

Benlowes Early Origins



The surname Benlowes was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Benlowes Spelling Variations


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Benlowes Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Benlowes has undergone many spelling variations, including Bindloose, Byndlowes, Byndeloue, Byndlowys, Byndelase, Bindlos, Bindloss and many more.

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Benlowes Early History


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Benlowes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Benlowes research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1327, 1379, 1461, 1582, 1624, 1666, 1603, 1676, 1624, 1688, 1640 and 1648 are included under the topic Early Benlowes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Benlowes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Benlowes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Benlowes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Benlowes were among those contributors: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.

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    Other References

    1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Benlowes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Benlowes 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 31 May 2013 at 11:28.

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