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Early Origins of the Durley family
The surname Durley was first found in Galway
(Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht
, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat
as a sept of Ui Maine (Hy Main) one of the most important groups of clanns in Irish history, after the Norman Conquest
, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow
in 1172, almost equal to the enormous Irish cultural impact on England Scotland
and the whole of Europe before the Norman Conquest
from the 1st to 7th centuries. Many Irish clanns, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in County Offaly.
Early History of the Durley family
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Durley Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Doorley, Dorley, O'Dorely, O'Doorley, Dorly and many more.
Early Notables of the Durley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Durley family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Durley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Durley, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eden" in 1838 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) EDEN 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Eden.htm
Durley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Clara Durley, aged 22, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Fifeshire" in 1842
Contemporary Notables of the name Durley (post 1700)
- Walter Durley Boyle, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1950 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html