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The name Byglind belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in an estate called Bigland, in the parish of Cartmell, North Lancashire. Alternatively, the name could have been derived from Biglands, a hamlet in Cumbria.

Byglind Early Origins



The surname Byglind was first found in Lancashire, where they were a very ancient family seated at Bigland Hall.

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Byglind Early History


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Byglind Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Byglind research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1485, 1509, 1559, 1647, 1650, 1672, 1716, 1620, 1704, 1689 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Byglind History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Byglind Spelling Variations


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Byglind Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Byglind include Bigland, Biglin, Biglen, Biglon, Biglande, Byglande and many more.

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Byglind Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Byglind Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Byglind 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



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Byglind were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Patrick Bigland, who arrived in New York in 1824.

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