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Origins and History

Crest

New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Bully surname or get a copy of the Bully family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BULLY. William Bully was bailie of Edinburgh, 1403 (EBR., 2). Andrew Bully held a tenement in Irvine, 1418 (Irvine, i, p. 126), and Nicolas Bully was burgess of Glasgow, 1425 51433 (LCD., p. 243, 247). Alexander Bulli witnessed a charter by Stephen Flemyng, master of the Hospital of Soltre, 1426 (Sohre, p. 52). William Bully was 'commissar of burrows' in 1440 (SCM., v, p. 263), Thomas Bully appears as a churchman in Glasgow, 1463 (RD., 467), and as Sir Thomas Bully was a canon in the cathedral there, 1470 (SBR., p. 255). John Bully was bailie of Stirling, 1511 (Logte, i, p. 14). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bully Family History

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