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The Battley name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the West Riding of Yorkshire, in the parish of Batley.

Battley Early Origins



The surname Battley was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Battley Spelling Variations


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Battley Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Battley has undergone many spelling variations, including Batley, Battelay, Bateley, Batelay, Batlee and many more.

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Battley Early History


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Battley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Battley research. Another 561 words (40 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1191, 1273, 1372, 1500, 1626, 1672, 1770, 1772, 1770 and 1856 are included under the topic Early Battley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Battley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Battley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Battley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Battley were among those contributors:

Battley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Battley, who arrived in Virginia in 1725

Battley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Henry Battley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Orleana" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Orleana.htm
  • Elias Battley, aged 36, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Magdalena"
  • Eliza Battley, aged 15, a housemaid, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Magdalena"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Battley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Battley (post 1700)




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Battley Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Orleana.htm

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Battley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Battley 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 22 October 2014 at 15:26.

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