These are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line. There are many other lines and small groups which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.
  • line of Richard's Father c 1505

    This is the largest and oldest family branch identifed in England, founded in the Milton Keynes area of Buckinhamshire in the 1500's.  This line has a number of modern descendants who have tested with the UK1 pattern of Y-dna, which reinforces the genealogy.  The line contains over 1200 families and over 15 generations in England, Wales, Canada and Australia.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

  • line of John (D0962) c 1715 in Herts & Beds

    John was born around 1715 and died in Kensworth Hertfordshire in 1757. One of his descendants has the UK1 Y-dna pattern, but we don't yet know where he fits.  This line has over 350 families and survives into the 21st Century.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • line of Ralph (D0215) C 1740, Bedfordshire

    This Bedfordshire line is one of the largest that we have not been able to link in yet.  Started by Ralph (c 1740 -1809) in Southill, Bedfordshire it has at least 130 families in 9 generations into the 21st century.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • line of Thomas (D0237) bef 1741 Bedfordshire

    This Bedfordshire line is another we have not been able to link yet. It contains most of the BANDEE variants.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • line of John (D0211) c 1751 in Caddington

    John raised his family in Caddington, Bedfordshire. We don't know where he fits or his Y-dna pattern. We need to find a Bandy descendant. who will test his Y-dna. This line has over 200 families.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • line of Peter Thomas (D3164) in Bedfordshire and London c 1790

    Another line we haven't been able to link.  It spreads all over the midlands.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • Canadian line founded by John (D0320) 1775

    John, a member of the largest line, with descendants tested for the UK1 pattern Y-dna left Padbury, Buckinghamshire to travel to Canada sometime between 1841 and 1852. his parents were:

    Father William Bandy1   b. 16 Apr 1775, d. Oct 1847
    Mother Elizabeth Wells    b. c 1768, d. Oct 1836

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • line of Joseph (D1424) in Hertfordshire 1791

    A large line in Hertfordshire founded by Joseph born in Bedford.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • line of William (D0523) in London c 1795

    A mainly London line, origin still unknown.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • Australian line of William (D0421) c1815

    FOUNDER OF THE ELDER AUSTRALIAN LINE. William was born in Apsley Guise, Bedfordshire in 1815 and went to Australia with his family in 1849. We have not yet worked out his ancestry.

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.

     

  • Australian line of Thomas (D0493) 1805

    FOUNDER OF THE YOUNGER AUSTRALIAN LINE. Thomas was born in Turweston, Buckinghamshire a descendant of Richards father. He founded a large line mainly in Western Australia in 1849. His parents were:

    Father Thomas Bull (labourer)1 b. c 1772
    Mother Martha Bandy1 b. 4 Feb 1781

    The lines we have shown here are some of the largest lines originated before 1800 which we have not been able to link to any other yet. Only Y-dna testing will help us show if they are truly separate families or members of the main line.  There are many other lines and small groups in England which are still a puzzle to us. Time does not permit listing them all here at the moment.