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The Bednall Archive  


Birmingham City Archives
Deeds of Castle Bromwich
Catalogue Ref. ref. MS 3001/Acc 1800-001/19884 
FILE - Grant from Richard Palmer of Salteley to William Bodunhale of Coventry, of land in Horestonfeld. Dated at Bromwyche on Thursday after Whitsunday - - date: [18 May]. 3 Henry IV. [1402.]

Wingfield Digby family of Sherborne Castle, Dorset and Coleshill, Warwickshire: the Warwickshire estate papers
Catalogue Ref. MS 3888/A336 

Grant - ref. - date: 43 Edw III Thursday after S Valentine
Robert le Boys of Macustoke to William Martyn of Colleshull: a toft and 8 adjacent selions of land with appurtenances, lying in the fee of Colleshull between the land of Thomas de Bodunhal', knt., on the one side and the land of Isall le cheumburleyn on the other, and stretching from the High Street of Colleshull as far as the field called le Sondirudyng: to hold of chief lords for services due and by right customary: warranty clause: Witn.: William Wredefen; Walter de Ambresleye; John Drake; Simon attehot; William Syer: Given at Colleshull.

London Apprenticeship Records 1442 to 1850 
Boston James, son of Thomas, Hornsey, Middlesex, smith, to Thomas Badnell, 1 Oct 1795, Poulters' Company
Dawson Thomas Robert, son of Thomas, Rosemary Lane (Whitechapel), Middlesex, to Thomas Badnell, 26 Jun 1788, Poulters' Company.

House of Commons, Accounts and Papers 
Badnall to Twiss 29 May 1829 New South Wales volume 207.
Richard Badnall submitted proposals for emigration to the Colonial Office during the early years of settlement in New South Wales, Australia. 

British Columbia Dept. of Lands and Works.
Originals, 1861-1886, 1.56 m
Pre-emption records consisting of pre-emption registrations, certificates of pre-emption, pre-emption sketches, certificates that certain lands are unoccupied and open for settlement, some certificates of improvement, and correspondence relating largely to Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. 








Comiaken District


Samuel Bednall


31 Sep 1871

British Columbia Dept. of Lands and Works..

British Columbia Dept. of Lands and Works Chief Commissioner of Lands and Water correspondence inward Originals 1871-1883 44 cm  Letters inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works. 








Samuel Bednall requests the Land Act

Burials:  Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C., Canada. 
The following individuals native to England are now buried in historic Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C., Canada. The year indicates birth date: Eliza, wife of Samuel Bednall, 1819, Derbyshire.

The Works of John Bednall-Translator
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von. Eliot, T.S. (preface).
Poems and Verse Plays.
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London. 1961 First U.K. edition. The companion volume to Selected Prose of Hugo von Hofmannsthal published in 1952. Edited and introduced by Michael Hamburger who is also one of the translators, the others being John Bednall, Arthur Davidson, John Mander, Christopher Middleton, Stephen Spender and Vernon Watkins. pp xliv, 562. Dual-language text
Two-page Preface by T.S. Eliot. Twenty-five poems (the major portion of Hofmannsthal's best lyrics, six verse plays (Death and the Fool, The Emperor and the Witch, The Little Theatre of the World, The Marriage of Zobeide, Prologue to the ''Antigone'' of Sophocles), and the first act of The Mine at Falun..

British Library Manuscripts 
Badnall References

54181. PENDLETON COLLIERY: correspondence and papers relating to Pendleton Colliery, Eccles, co. Lancs.; 1832-1920, n.d. Some copies and printed material. The papers chiefly consist of correspondence, etc., 1832-1837, of Robert Stephenson, manager of the colliery, and brother of George Stephenson the railway pioneer. For a related MS. see Add. 38781. See J. T. Browne, 'Notes on Pendleton Colliery', Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers, 60 (1920-1921), pp. 46-49, where some of the material is printed. Presented by Sir Edward Humphrey Browne, C.B.E., 8 April 1967. Paper; ff. 112. British Library arrangement.

Add 38781 
Extract: 38781. CORRESPONDENCE and papers of Robert Stephenson, senior, civil engineer, brother of George Stephenson, relating chiefly to engineering and business matters; 1818-1836. Paper; ff. 117. Folio. XIX cent.

Add 40181 - 40617 
Extract: 40181-40617. CORRESPONDENCE and papers, official and private, of the Right Hon. Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bart. (1830) Prime Minister. (b. 1788, d. 1850) He was Under-Secretary for War and the Colonies 1810-1812; Privy Councillor, and Privy Councillor (Ireland) 1812; Chief Secretary for Ireland 1812-1818

Add 40344 - 40429 
Extract: 40344-40429 PEEL PAPERS. Vols. CLXIVCCXLIX. General Correspondence of Sir R. Peel, as Home Scoretary (1822-1827, 1828-1830) First Lord of the Treasury (1834-1835) and as a private Member of Parliament; 1818-1841. Eighty-six volumes. Folio. 40344. Vol. CLXIV (ff. 343) 9 Oct.1818-14 Feb. 1822. Add 38734 - 38770 
Extract: 38734-38770. HUSKISSON PAPERS : official and private correspondence and papers of William Huskisson, the statesman (b. 1770, d. 1830) He was Under-Secretary for War 1795-1801, Secretary to the Treasury 1804-1806, First Commissioner of Woods and Forests 1814-1823, President of the Board of Trade and 

Add 38734 - 38758 
Extract: 38734-38758. HUSKISSON PAPERS. Vols. I-XXV. General correspondence of W. Huskisson, etc. 1782 and 1790-1831. The names of writers are given in the Index. Twenty-five volumes. 38734. Vol. I (ff. 337) 1782 and 1790- 1797. 38735. Vol. II (ff. 320) 1798, 1799. 38736. Vol. III (ff. 363) 1800, 1801. 38737

Badnall/Bednall References on the Website 2005

The Middling Sort: Commerce, Gender, and the Family in England, 1680-1780
by Margaret R. Hunt : Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. ISBN:0520202600
Avon Central Library, Bristol, B 25415, Letters of Badnall Family, 1720s-1730s- 3 7. Schofield, "Dimensions of Illiteracy," 446, 448-451; 

The Cape Doctor in the Nineteenth Century: A Social History (Clio Medica, 74)
by Harriet Deacon 
CA, CO 944. 70. A.L. Chiappini to Colonial Secretary, 23 March 1872, 7 May 1872, CA, CO 959; H. Badnall to Colonial Secretary, 27 March 1872; Acting Resident Surgeon to Colonial Secretary, 30 December 1872, CA, CO 959. 71. Secretary, ..."

Introduction to Transportation Systems (Artech House Its Library) by Joseph Sussman 
Page 171: "...We quote from a book published in London in 1833 [1]. The author, Mr. Richard Badnall, says, "It is, I believe, universally acknowledged that in all countries the rise of prosperity mainly depends upon the convenience ..." 
Page 186: 1. Badnall, R., A Treatise on Railway Improvements, London, England: Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1833.

Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VI by Shrawan Kumar 
Page 239"... millions of workers are exposed to intense hand held power-tool vibrations regularly at the work place (Wasserman et al., 1974; Bednal, 1987). 
Page 246 the Institut de Recherche en Santé et en Sécurité du Travail du Québec (IRSST), Montreal, Canada is gratefully acknowledged. REFERENCES Bednal, A. W., 1987, Hand-arm vibration in Great Britain. In: Proceedings of the fifth international conference on low frequency noise and ..." December 2005
Bookseller Inventory #33267
Lacrosse Journal For 1884-5. Contents: results of all club matches played in the north of England; county lacrosse; international match - England v Ireland; north of England challenge flags; notes on club news; church challenge cup; illustrated with 15 portraits of champion players of the north. Compiled by Ernest Bednal.  Bednal Bros. Manchester 1885. Small 8vo, pp44. Grey stiff paper wrappers. With fifteen real photographic portraits of players. A little worn. 

Stones Justices Manual 1933
P225; 96L.J.P. 150; 137 L.T. 632; 43 T.L,R.599; 71 Sol. J. 453.
Bednall v Bednall and Shivussawa 1927. 


Public Record Office
PRO C 1/58/339 
Margaret Sprencheuse, widow. v. William Sanford and Sybyll, his wife.: Detention of deeds relating to manors of Bedinghall, Blasshe, and Glaseley.: Salop. 

PRO SC 2/160/36 County: [Cornwall]. Description of Courts: Courts and Special Courts. Places: Liskeard (Lyskyrret, Leskyrd, Lyscard, Leskird, Leskerret). Lands of the Duchy of Cornwall. Courts held at Liskeard Castle, Tremabe, Old Park, Trembraze, Tempello, Colwyndowne, Halbathick, Rosenon, Woodhill, Garstwill, Treveccar, Twyvallwood, Lowdowne, Penquite, Trewidland, Dobleboyes, Trehere, Bodnell, Pennant, Lowmill, Culverland, Trevelmond, Hoggeswill alias Dobbewell, Benethway, Litleheath, Laurest, Caduskett, Newhouse or Leane.

PRO SC 2/164/45 County: [Cornwall]. Description of Courts: Sheriffs' Tourns, Courts and Hundred Courts. Places: Trigg Hundred (Courts held at St. Teath (Tethe), Delyowe, Bodmin, St. Kew (Cuu), Tapark, Egloshayle, St. Mabyn (Morbine) or Wade Bridge) with: Lanowmere; Polroda; Tresquit; Penrosburden; Boddownand, alias Bodawnan; Colquite; Lanowsent, alias Lanusent; Porthquynne; Hamethethe, alias Hametethy; Trehanek; Pentyre; Rescarek Vyan; Rescarek Mere; Penpont; Tregradok, alias Tregardreok; Dellamear (Delyowe Mere, alias Delymere); Delyowe Bolle, alias Delyboll; Helland (Hellond); Hellagon (Hellygan); Pendevy; Pencarowe; Trewornan; Lancarffe; Bodonyell, alias Bedynyell; Egloshayle (alias Eglesay); Curneyre; Tredryt; Lamaylwyn; Kellygreen (Kyllygren, alias Kellygryn); Roggog; Cant; Tenten, alias Tynten; Tredresek; Trehedreok; Trerogath. 3 - 4, 31 - 32 Hen VIII [1511-12][1540-41]

Somerset Archive and Record Service
Reference: Battiscombe family papers DD\BC/90 
Deed of Revocation and Declaration of uses. By Mary and Matthew Merefield
Date: 1750
Mess. etc. formerly called Guppys Tenement (21 ac.), closes of arable and woody ground called Honey Downes (35 ac.), close of past. called Beastlands (32 ac.), 6 closes of arable called Crossways Grounds (35 ac.), close of past. called Badnalls (4 ac.), Bennetts Mead (21/2 ac.), Higgens's Mead (21/2 ac.), and Rack Close (6 ac.), all in Hewish in Crewkerne, formerly in the possn. of Robert Merefield, grandfather of sd. Matthew M. And also barn, stable, etc. [as in No. DD/BC/86].

West Sussex Record Office
Reference WISTON/4917, 4918  Conveyance (lease and release) in trust. - 
Date: 7, 8 Aug 1777
Farms called Hill Chorlton (193a.), Stableford (67a.), Swineshead (238a.; and 10a., part of Chorlton alias Big Meadow) and Marl Pit (60a.), all in Chorlton, co. Staffs; farms called Tunstall Hall (193a.), New (157a.) and Bennetts (193a.), all in Tunstall, co. Staffs.; Badnall Farm (441a.) in Three Farms, co. Staffs.

Walsall Local History Centre
Deeds and Papers relating to Walsall
Reference. 35/1/13 
Date: 31 Jan. 32 Chas. II (1680)
For £50 (1) to (2) messuage, 2a. land in Old Feilde, 2a. land in Comball feild 3 selions land in Badnell field, all in Kingswinford for 90 years at peppercorn rent.

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service, Staffordshire Record Office:
Sneyd-Kynnersley of Loxley
Reference. D(W)1733/A/2/32 
Date: 1454/5
Quitclaim by John Gesselyng of Badenale to Robert Kynnersley of a croft called Watercrofte lying in Little Loxley with appurtenances.

Chester Archives
Mayor of Chester
Portmote Court Rolls
Moore - Dutton family of Tushingham Hall 
Reference. DMD/K/15
Date: 1630-1837
Deeds relating to Bodenhall al. Biddenhall farm in Old Rode and other Mainwaring property in Cranage. 1630-1727, 1651-1837, abstract of title, 1729-1813 -  

IPM 27 E I AD 1298-9 No. 46
Writ of diem clausit extremum on death of Nicholas de Aldithele
Also he held at Betteleye two-thirds of the vill of a certain Henry de Betteleye, in exchange for certain tenements in Hatteshall and Bedenhale in co. Chester, none of which are in demesne;

National Archives of South Africa (NASA) Database:
See also references to the Badnall names returned by searching
the National Archives of South Africa (NASA) Database: National Registers of Manuscripts and Photographs (NAREM and NAREF) National Archives' cartographic and library material, microfilms and copies via their website.

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