The name Byngly is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is a product of when the family lived in the parish and market town of Bingley,
in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Byngly family
The surname Byngly was first found in West Yorkshire
at Bingley, a market town that is now in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford. The town dates back to the Domesday Book
of 1086 where it was listed as Bingelei CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and probably meant "woodland clearing of the family or followers of a man called Bynna," from the Old English personal name
+ "inga" + "leah." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Byngly family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Byngly research.Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Byngly History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Byngly Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations
in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Byngly has been spelled many different ways, including Bingley, Bingler, Bingly and others.
Early Notables of the Byngly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Byngly family to Ireland
Some of the Byngly family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 65 words (5 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 Byngly family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Bynglys to arrive in North America: William Bingley who settled in Newbury Massachusetts in 1659; John Bingley settled in New England
in 1765; Peter Bingly arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1736..