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Bonehill Early Origins



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

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Bonehill Spelling Variations


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Bonehill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations are extremely common among Scottish names dating from this era because the arts of spelling and translation were not yet standardized. Spelling was done by sound, and translation from Gaelic to English was generally quite careless. In different records, Bonehill has been spelled Bonally, Bonelly, Bonallo, Bonalo, Bonaly, Bonnella, Bonela, Bonello and many more.

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Bonehill Early History


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Bonehill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonehill research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 160 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Bonehill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonehill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonehill Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bonehill Notables 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



Those who made the voyage were greeted with ample opportunity to acquire land and a political climate far away from the oppressive monarchy of the old country. They settled along the east coast of what would become Canada and the United States. In the American War of Independence, those who remained loyal to England traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. In this century, many Scots living in North America have begun to recover their rich heritage through festivals, highland games, and Clan societies. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has shown early immigrants bearing the name Bonehill: Alexander Bonaley who settled in Virginia in 1624.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonehill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bonehill (post 1700)



  • Bessie Bonehill (1855-1902), English vaudeville singer, comic entertainer and male impersonator, "one of the most famous and wealthy entertainers of her day"
  • Richard Bonehill (1948-2015), British actor and stuntman with an expertise in swordsmanship, known for his work on Flash Gordon, Highlander, Rob Roy (1995), Top Secret! (1984) and Frenchman's Creek (1998)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    2. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    8. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Bonehill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonehill 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 10 February 2016 at 08:09.

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