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The name Chenerey reached England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Chenerey family lived in Essex. The family was originally from St. Ceneri, Normandy, and it is from this location, where the Chenerey family lived prior to the invasion of England, that the surname was originally derived.

Chenerey Early Origins



The surname Chenerey was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Chenerey Spelling Variations


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Chenerey Spelling Variations



Before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Sound was what guided spelling in the Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Chenerey family name include Chenery, Chinnery, Chinnerey, Chinner and others.

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Chenerey Early History


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Chenerey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chenerey research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1860, 1774, 1852, 1932 and 1797 are included under the topic Early Chenerey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chenerey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chenerey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chenerey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chenerey In Ireland


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Chenerey In Ireland



Some of the Chenerey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the political and religious chaos of this era, thousands of English families began to migrate to the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. The passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe; however, those who made the voyage safely were encountered opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Many of the families that reached the New World at this time went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Chenerey family to immigrate North America: Rebecca Chinnery who settled in New England in 1756; George Chinery arrived in Philadelphia in 1876.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Chenerey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chenerey 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 28 March 2014 at 13:45.

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