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Bonnington Early Origins



The surname Bonnington was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire and held a family seat at Borrowcote.

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Bonnington Spelling Variations


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Bonnington Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Bonnington include Bonnington, Bonninton, Bonington, Boninton, Bondington, Bondinton, Bonynton, Bonyngton, Bondyngtone, Bonintone, Boningtone, Bunnington, Bunington, Bontington and many more.

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Bonnington Early History


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Bonnington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bonnington research. Another 417 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1222, 1253, 1258, 1296, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Bonnington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bonnington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bonnington Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bonnington 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bonnington Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Harriet Bonnington, aged 39, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Charles Bonnington, aged 20, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Henry Bonnington, aged 16, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • Emma Bonnington, aged 14, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • George Bonnington, aged 12, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Mariner" in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. 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).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Bonnington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bonnington 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 25 November 2013 at 03:17.

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