Engilby History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The origins of the Engilby name come from when the Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Engilby was originally derived from a family having 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 Engilby family

The surname Engilby 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 Engilby family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Engilby 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 Engilby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Engilby 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 Engilby include Inglesby, Ingilby, Ingleby, Ingoldesby, Ingoldsby and many more.

Early Notables of the Engilby 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 Engilby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Engilby family to Ireland

Some of the Engilby 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 Engilby family

A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: 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.

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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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