Engoldbay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The present generation of the Engoldbay family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from 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." 
Early Origins of the Engoldbay family
The surname Engoldbay 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. 
The place name literally means "farmstead or village of a man called Ingjaldr," from the Old Scandinavian (Viking) personal name + "by." 
Sir Roger de Ingoldsby, founder of the family was lord of the parish of Ingoldsby in 1230.  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." 
Important Dates for the Engoldbay family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Engoldbay 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 Engoldbay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Engoldbay 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 Engoldbay include Inglesby, Ingilby, Ingleby, Ingoldesby, Ingoldsby and many more.
Early Notables of the Engoldbay 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...
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Migration of the Engoldbay family to Ireland
Some of the Engoldbay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Engoldbay family
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 Engoldbay were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: 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.
- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
- ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
- ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.