Anglo-Saxon name Baseley comes from when the family resided in Beasley, in the county of Lancashire.
Early Origins of the Baseley family
Warwickshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Baseley family
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Baseley Spelling Variations
hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Baseley include Beazley, Beasley, Beasely, Beesely, Beesley, Bezley, Beasey and many more.
Early Notables of the Baseley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Baseley family to Ireland
Some of the Baseley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Baseley family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Baseley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Baseley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Baseley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Baseley (post 1700)
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