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Bulley Early Origins



The surname Bulley was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn 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.

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Bulley Spelling Variations


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Bulley Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that rules have developed and the process of spelling according to sound has been abandoned. Scottish names from before that time tend to appear under many different spelling variations. Bulley has been spelled Bully, Bulley, Bullie and others.

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Bulley Early History


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Bulley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bulley research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 141 and 1418 are included under the topic Early Bulley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bulley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bulley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bulley 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



Unwelcome in their beloved homeland, many Scots sailed for the colonies of North Ameri ca. There, they found land and freedom, and even the opportunity to make a new nation in the American War of Independence. These Scottish settlers played essential roles in the founding of the United States, and the shaping of contemporary North America. Among them:

Bulley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mathew Bulley settled in Maryland in 1727
  • Captain Bulley who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1763

Bulley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Bulley arrived in Philadelphia in 1866

Bulley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Bulley, aged 23, a carpenter, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Caroline"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bulley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bulley (post 1700)



  • Frederick Bulley (b. 1870), 21-year-old English stonemason who partnered with Alfred Andrews, an architect to form Bulley & Andrews, LLC, one of Chicago's oldest general contractors in 1891
  • Tom Bulley, English current manager of the Torrington Football Club
  • Frederick Bulley (1810-1885), English President of Magdalen College, Oxford, from 1855 until his death
  • Rebecca Bulley (b. 1982), ne Strachan, an Australian gold, silver and bronze medalist international netball player
  • Sydney Cyril Bulley (1907-1989), English clergyman, Bishop of Penrith (1959-1966) and Bishop of Carlisle (1966-1972)
  • Arthur Kilpin Bulley (1861-1942), Liverpool cotton merchant and philanthropist who created Ness Botanic Gardens, near the English and Welsh Border in Cheshire
  • Edward Harvey Bulley (b. 1955), retired Canadian ice hockey player who played from 1975 to 1985

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Bulley Historic Events


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Bulley Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Henry Ashburnham Bulley (d. 1912), aged 21, English Boots from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    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 Bulley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bulley 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 25 November 2015 at 13:30.

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