Inkoldesby History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The ancient history of the Inkoldesby name begins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the family resided 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 Inkoldesby family
The surname Inkoldesby 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 Inkoldesby family
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Inkoldesby Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Inkoldesby include Inglesby, Ingilby, Ingleby, Ingoldesby, Ingoldsby and many more.
Early Notables of the Inkoldesby 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 Inkoldesby family to Ireland
Some of the Inkoldesby family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Inkoldesby family
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Inkoldesby 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.
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- ^ 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.