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Ingoldsby Surname Origin
(Locality). Inglesby, the town of the English, or Angles; perhaps the town was first named at the time the Angles first invaded Britain. Ing-gil-by, Saxon, the town near the brook in the narrow valley. A town in Lincolnshire, England.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Ingoldsby Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Ingoldsby Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes