Listed by the Local Government Board of Great Britain for the year 1873 are numerous Addy, Adey, Addey, Adye and Ade names. Some examples ; Myhill B Addy of Market Deeping owned 243 acresat an estimated rental value of 519 pounds & 16 shillings in the county of Lincoln. Godfrey Addy of Pontefract, 1 acre, value 4 pounds 10 shillings in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Edward G Addy of Hockwold-cum-Wilton,68 acres, value 88 pounds & 10 shillings in the county of Norfolk. This information might be of interest to someone ? I have lots more snippets if anyone wants them.