The ancestry of the name Binckly dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the parish and market town of Bingley,
in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Binckly family
The surname Binckly was first found in West Yorkshire
at Bingley, a market town that is now in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford. The town dates back to the Domesday Book
of 1086 where it was listed as Bingelei CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and probably meant "woodland clearing of the family or followers of a man called Bynna," from the Old English personal name
+ "inga" + "leah." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Binckly family
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Binckly Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Binckly have been found, including Bingley, Bingler, Bingly and others.
Early Notables of the Binckly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Binckly family to Ireland
Some of the Binckly family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 65 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Binckly family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Binckly, or a variant listed above: William Bingley who settled in Newbury Massachusetts in 1659; John Bingley settled in New England
in 1765; Peter Bingly arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1736..