The Bednall Archive 


     Part 1



Bedenhall Coat of Arms
Ordinary of British Armorials: An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great Britain and Ireland by John W. Papworth & A. W. Morant, Published T. Richards 1874, Page 1031. [Could be Redenhall?]
Bedenhall V.  Or four piles wavy conjoined in base green

Cornage and Drengage by Gaillard Thomas Lapsley
American Historical Review, Vol. 9,  No. 4 July 1904
Page 686
Thomas de Bodenhale

Proceedings of the Ligon Family & Kinsman Association 1937 
Page 30.
Robert de Bracy was his successor in 1192 and he then was holding Madresfield [Malvern, Worcestershire], for Walter de Badenhall made a claim against him for 1/2 a Knight's Fee in Madresfield as his share of the inheritance of 3 Knight's Fees, which 6 sisters had divided between them  (NB Robert de Bracy was dead by 1220).

Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of Public Records 1886
Great Britain Public Record Office (PRO), HMSO 1886  Page 151
William son of Robert de Badenhal brought an Assize of Novel Disseisin  against Henry de Emkerdon...

Royalist Composition Papers
Elizabeth Badnal

Bygone Punishments  
William Andrews,  Wm Andrews & Co., (1899) pages 235-237
James Beadnell of Stokesley, Yorkshire, tailor 1766.  Sentenced to penance in the parish church on Sunday the 5, 12 and 19th January, in time of Divine Service, bareheaded, barefoot and barelegged, having a white sheet wrapped about him from shoulder to feet and a white wand in his hand.  After the reading of the Gospel he was to stand on a seat before the pulpit and say " Whereas I good people......have committed the detestable sin of adultery with Ann Andrews......

Writs of Error 1786. Calendar of Home Office Papers 1766-1789.  
Longman & Co, Page 586
Petitioner: John Badnall.
Respondent: William  Tinkler
Date: 22 April 1786
Page 193.

The London Gazette, Issue 14005, 29 April 1797
Page 391
Pursuant to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a cause Badnall  versus Debank, the Creditors of John Badnall, late of Leek, in the County of Stafford, Gentleman, deceased, are, on or before the 15 June next, to come in and prove their respective debts before Peter Holford, Esq., one of the Masters  of the said court, at his chambers in Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, London, or in default thereof, they will be peremptorily excluded the Benefit of the said Decree.  

The London Gazette, Issue 15023, 29 May 1798
Page 473
To be peremptorily sold pursuant to  a Decree and subsequent Order of the High Court of Chancery, made in a cause Badnall  versus Debank, on Wednesday 27 June next, between the hours of two and three in the afternoon, at the George Inn, at Leek in the County of Stafford by William Challinor, Gentleman, In three lots the Estates of the late John Badnall, Gentleman, deceased, consisting of a messuage or dwelling house in the occupation of Mrs. Badnall, widow, at the Bottom of Mill Street, in Leek, aforesaid with the Gardens, Brewhouse and other premises thereto belonging; of three messuages or dwelling houses adjoining in the Occupation of Peter Compton, Daniel Dale and Joseph Lovatt, with a pew in the Parish Church of Leek; of a messuage or dwelling house nearly adjoining, with the dyehouse, warehouse, stoves, gardens and croft, thereto belonging, in the occupation of Mr Thomas Ball; and of an undivided moiety or equal half part of two pieces of land situate near the Town of Leek, known by the names of Browhill and Hencroft, containing 4 acres and upwards, in the occupation of Mr Joseph Badnall and Mrs Badnall, widow.   A particular of the said premises may be had (gratis) at the chambers of Peter Holford, one of the Masters of the said court, Southampton Buildings, London; of Mess. Ward, Dennetts and Greaves, Henrietta Street, Covent Gardens, London; of Mr Challinor of Leek, aforesaid; of Messrs Johnsons and Ravenscroft, solicitors in Congleton; and of Mr Dewberry, Conduit Street, Hanover Square, London.

The London Gazette, Issue 16884, 12 May 1814 
Page 800
Notice is hereby given that the partnership lately carried on by Richard Badnall and Joseph Badnall of Leek in the County of Stafford, silk-dyers, as surviving partners of James Badnall of Leek aforesaid, deceased, under the firm of "James Badnall & Company", was on the 1st day of January last past, dissolved by mutual consent. 
Richard Badnall
Joseph Badnall -On behalf of myself and as Executor of the said James Badnall.
Ann Badnall, as Executrix of the said James Badnall.

Mr Harris's Benefit Concert. Manchester Guardian 02 February 1856
Page 4
Mr Harris's benefit concert will take place on Tuesday evening 12 February 1856 at 7.30 in St. George's  Schoolroom, Tatton Street, Hulme. Principal vocalists include Mr Bednal and an "efficient chorus".

List of Members of the Molteno Town Guard, a colonial unit of the Boer War 1899-1902
PRO -W0127 Boer War 1899-1902.
Lieut: Badnall
Private R. B. Badnall
(Molteno, South Africa)