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Brandley Early Origins



The surname Brandley was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat on the English/Scottish border. After the Norman Conquest of England many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient no-man's land. Notable families such as the Percy, the Umfravilles and the Nevilles gathered many supporting clans around them. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. In that century, many of those clans drove their herds south, and they settled in Yorkshire and Lancashire. The name was first recorded in the 13th century at Gosforth.

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Brandley Spelling Variations


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Brandley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brently, Brendling, Brandling, Brantley, Brandly, Brendley, Brandley, Brantsley, Brantesly, Brandlyn, Branlyn, Brendlyn and many more.

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Brandley Early History


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Brandley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brandley research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1617 is included under the topic Early Brandley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brandley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brandley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Brandley Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brandley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ann Brandley, aged 19, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Nimroud"

Brandley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Brandley, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Whitby" in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brandley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brandley (post 1700)



  • William Brandley, American politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 40th District, 1897-98 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Brandley Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Brandley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brandley 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 26 October 2015 at 10:07.

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