Early Origins of the Buley family
The surname Buley was first found in Dumfriesshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England
that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway
Council Area, where one of the first records of the name was William Bully was listed as a bailie of Edinburgh in 1403. Bulley is a hamlet in Gloucestershire
, almost 7 miles (11 km) west of the city of Gloucester.
Early History of the Buley family
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Buley Spelling Variations
Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations
. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Buley has been spelled Bully, Bulley, Bullie and others.
Early Notables of the Buley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Buley family to the New World and Oceana
Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence
. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan
societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them: Captain Bulley who settled in Boston Mass in 1763; Mathew Bulley settled in Maryland in 1727; John Bulley arrived in Philadelphia in 1866. But perhaps the first settler was Nicholas Bully who settled in Maine in 1630. George Bully settled in Maryland in 1730..
Contemporary Notables of the name Buley (post 1700)
- Ernest Charles Buley (1869-1933), Australian journalist and author
- Nidhi Buley (b. 1986), Indian Test and One Day International cricketer
- Roscoe Carlyle Buley (1893-1968), recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1951, professor of history at Indiana University (1925 to 1964)
Historic Events for the Buley family
- Mr. Edward John Buley, aged 27, English Able Seaman from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 10 CITATION[CLOSE]
Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html