Contents

Contents

his web site is divided into three main sections:

  • First, an account of how surnames came into use, and the name Ayling in particular.
  • Second, the life stories of two characters from the distant past, who may well be connected with the origins of the name.
  • Third, an account of the development of the Ayling family from its early beginnings until the present day, and the towns and villages that were involved.