Engilbay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Engilbay has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in the village of Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire or from Ingleby, found in the Derbyshire, or at Ingleby-Berwick, North Yorkshire. The latter is most interesting. "At the time of the Domesday Survey, the lands here were described with those of Acklam, to which the hamlet pertained, as is implied in the term Berwick: the ancient name of the place was Berewyke-juxta-Tees." [1]

Early Origins of the Engilbay family

The surname Engilbay was first found in Lincolnshire at Ingoldsby, a small village in the South Kesteven district, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Beltisloe. The village dates back to at least the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was listed as Ingoldesbi. [2]

The place name literally means "farmstead or village of a man called Ingjaldr," from the Old Scandinavian (Viking) personal name + "by." [3]

Sir Roger de Ingoldsby, founder of the family was lord of the parish of Ingoldsby in 1230. [4] The township of Moorhouse in Durham held a special significance to the family. " In the seventeenth century this township was the seat, in succession, of the families of Ingleby and Roper." [1]

Important Dates for the Engilbay family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Engilbay research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1661, 1622, 1701, 1615, 1681, 1654, 1659, 1617, 1685, 1712, 1709, 1710, 1719, 1702, 1710, 1702, 1710, 1434, 1499, 1551, 1586, 1688, 1719, 1603, 1652, 1621, 1682, 1664, 1742, 1705, 1772, 1622, 1701, 1661, 1666, 1695 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Engilbay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Engilbay Spelling Variations

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Engilbay have been found, including Inglesby, Ingilby, Ingleby, Ingoldesby, Ingoldsby and many more.

Early Notables of the Engilbay family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include General Sir Richard Ingoldsby; Sir Henry Ingoldsby, 1st Baronet (1622-1701), an English military commander and landowner; Francis Ingoldsby (1615-1681), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1654 and 1659; Colonel Sir Richard Ingoldsby of Lenborough in Buckinghamshire (1617-1685), an English officer in the New Model Army during the English Civil War, he signed the king's death warrant but was one of the few regicides to be pardoned; Lieutenant General Richard Ingoldsby (died 1712), an English general and politician, Member of...
Another 92 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Engilbay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Engilbay family to Ireland

Some of the Engilbay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 106 words (8 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 Engilbay family

Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Engilbay, or a variant listed above: John Ingoldsby, who arrived in Boston in 1642; Henry Ingoldsby, who came to Pennsylvania in 1682; Mary Inglesby, a bonded passenger who arrived in Virginia in 1741.

Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  4. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
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