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Bonelleigh Early Origins



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

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Bonelleigh Spelling Variations


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Bonelleigh 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, Bonelleigh has been spelled Bonally, Bonelly, Bonallo, Bonalo, Bonaly, Bonnella, Bonela, Bonello and many more.

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Bonelleigh Early History


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Bonelleigh Early History



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

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Bonelleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonelleigh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bonelleigh 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 Bonelleigh: Alexander Bonaley who settled in Virginia in 1624.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
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    The Bonelleigh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonelleigh 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 15 May 2013 at 13:03.

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