. It is most likely that this name was one of the Norman families which joined the train of the Earl of
, they taking the surname from the lands of Parkley. King David granted much land in the district to his disgruntled Norman friends from the south.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Parkle who landed in North America in 1700.