The ancestors of the bearers of the Bulteyle family name are thought have lived in ancient Anglo-Saxon England
. They were first found in Lincolnshire
, and eventually moved south where several branches remained for centuries.
Early Origins of the Bulteyle family
The surname Bulteyle was first found in Lincolnshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Bulteyle family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bulteyle research.Another 487 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1205, 1273, 1280, 1500, 1524, 1660, 1673, 1675, 1700, 1800, 1661, 1800 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Bulteyle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bulteyle Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Bulteyle include Bulteel, Buletell, Buletel, Bultel, Bultell, Bulteele, Bultele and many more.
Early Notables of the Bulteyle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bulteyle family to Ireland
Some of the Bulteyle family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 37 words (3 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 Bulteyle family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Bulteyle or a variant listed above: a number of settlers who arrived by the 19th century.