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Where did the English Battley family come from? What is the English Battley family crest and coat of arms? When did the Battley family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Battley family history?The Battley name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the West Riding of Yorkshire, in the parish of Batley.
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Battley has undergone many spelling variations, including Batley, Battelay, Bateley, Batelay, Batlee and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Battley research. Another 466 words(33 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1191, 1273, 1372, 1500, 1626, 1672, 1770, 1772, and 1856 are included under the topic Early Battley History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Battley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Battley were among those contributors:
Battley Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Battley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Battley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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