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Where did the English Matley family come from? What is the English Matley family crest and coat of arms? When did the Matley family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Matley family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Matley, Matlee, Matlie, Matleigh, Matlea, Madley, Maddely, Maddelly and many more.
First found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1300 when Richard Mattelegh held the estates. In 1325 William and Hugh Mattelegh succeeded to the estates in the parish of Mottram.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Matley research. Another 260 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Matley History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Matley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Matley Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Matley Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Matley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matley 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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