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The ancient Dalriadan clans of Scotland spawned the name Bartley. It is derived from the ancient and popular given name Bartholomew. Bartholomew, a widespread personal name in medieval England at the time.

Bartley Early Origins



The surname Bartley was first found in at Strathdon, in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, and were descended from Parlan and the son of Parlan whose name became Farlane and Bartley, at the time when it was undesirable to continue a name beginning with Mac.

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Bartley Spelling Variations


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Bartley Spelling Variations



In the Middle Ages, the translation between Gaelic and English was not a highly developed process. Spelling was not yet standardized, and so, an enormous number of spelling variations appear in records of early Scottish names. Bartley has appeared as Bartley, Bartlie, Barteley, Bartely, Bartelie, Bartlie and many more.

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Bartley Early History


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Bartley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bartley research. Another 188 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1500 is included under the topic Early Bartley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bartley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bartley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bartley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bartley In Ireland


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Bartley In Ireland



Some of the Bartley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many settled along the east coast of what would become the United States and Canada. As the American War of Independence broke out, those who remained loyal to the crown went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these hardy Dalriadan-Scottish settlers began to recover their collective history in the 20th century with the advent of the vibrant culture fostered by highland games and Clan societies in North Ameri ca. Highland games, clan societies, and other organizations generated much renewed interest in Scottish heritage in the 20th century. The Bartley were among the earliest of the Scottish settlers as immigration passenger lists have shown:

Bartley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Bartley settled in Virginia in 1634
  • John Bartley, who arrived in Virginia in 1657
  • Nicholas Bartley, who landed in Maryland in 1661
  • Sarah Bartley, who arrived in Maryland in 1662
  • George Bartley settled in Nevis in 1663
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bartley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Bartley who settled in Maryland in 1739
  • James Bartley, who landed in Maryland in 1740
  • Hugh Bartley, who arrived in Virginia in 1776
  • Robert Bartley, who landed in America in 1790

Bartley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Bartley, aged 45, landed in New York in 1812
  • William Bartley, aged 52, landed in New York in 1812
  • John Bartley, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1875

Bartley Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Esayas Bartley U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Isaiah Bartley U.E. (b. 1740) born in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA who settled in Fredericksburgh, Cataraqui township, [Greater Napanee], Ontario c. 1783 member of the Kings Royal Regiment of New York, married Eleanor Campbell in 1760 they had 9 children, he died in Frontenac, Ontario in 1825 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Michael Bartley U.E. who settled in Fredericksburgh, Cataraqui township, [Greater Napanee], Ontario c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • John Bartley, who arrived in Quebec in 1784

Bartley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Bartley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  • Margaret Bartley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • William Bartley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • Sarah Bartley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • Thomas Bartley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bartley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J. Bartley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1874
  • Sophia Bartley, aged 33, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Chile" in 1874
  • Joseph Bartley, aged 26, a farm labourer, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Hannibal" in 1875
  • Edward Bartley, aged 18, a farm labourer, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Hannibal" in 1875
  • Catherine Bartley, aged 27, a domestic servant, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ionic" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bartley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bartley (post 1700)



  • Robert Leroy Bartley (1937-2003), American editor of the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal for more than 30 years who won a Pulitzer Prize for opinion writing and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Boyd Owen Bartley (b. 1920), American former Major League Baseball player
  • John "Jon" Stanley Bartley, American Emmy Award-winning cinematographer
  • William Warren "W.W." Bartley III (1934-1990), American philosopher
  • Laura Diane Bartley, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates, 2010 (41st District), 2012 (48th District)
  • Larry Bartley, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 1994
  • Jonathan P. Bartley, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Morris County, 1851
  • David M. Bartley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980
  • Dan R. Bartley (b. 1948), American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Kentucky State House of Representatives 99th District, 1973, 1975
  • Bruce R. Bartley, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1992
  • ... (Another 21 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Bartley Historic Events


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Bartley Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Archibald E T Bartley (b. 1900), English Signal Boatswain serving for the Royal Navy from North Kilworth, Leicestershire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mrs. Ellen Bartley, Canadian 3rd Class passenger from Welland, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Mr. George Noble Bartley, Canadian 3rd Class passenger from Welland, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Master Gordon Bartley, Canadian 3rd Class passenger from Welland, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Master Arthur Bartley, Canadian 3rd Class passenger from Welland, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm

Other References

  1. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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The Bartley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bartley 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.

This page was last modified on 23 November 2016 at 16:14.

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