. where they held a
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1195 when Ralph Baeler held estates in that county.
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Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Paylor were recorded, including Baylor, Balor, Bayler, Paler, Payler and others.
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Paylor family emigrate to North America:
Paylor Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Mr. Chas. Paylor, who settled in America, in 1903
- William Paylor, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States, in 1913
- Paul Paylor, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1917
- Arthur Paylor, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1920