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The ancient roots of the Chidelay family name are in the Anglo-Saxon culture. The name Chidelay comes from when the family lived in the township of Chidlow, which was in the parish of Malpas in Cheshire. The surname Chidelay belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Chidelay Early Origins



The surname Chidelay was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Chidelay Early History


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Chidelay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chidelay research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1578, 1658, 1601, 1625, 1606, 1634, 1628, 1629, 1618, 1643, 1656, 1710, 1612 and 1691 are included under the topic Early Chidelay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chidelay Spelling Variations


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Chidelay Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Chidelay has appeared include Chudleigh, Chudley, Chidley, Chiderleigh, Chidelly, Chudley and many more.

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Chidelay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chidelay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir George Chudleigh, 1st Baronet (c.1578-1658), an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1625, supporter of the Royalist cause in the English Civil War; Sir John Chudleigh (1606-1634), an English politician who sat in the House of...

Another 71 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chidelay Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chidelay In Ireland


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Chidelay In Ireland



Some of the Chidelay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 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


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Chidelay arrived in North America very early: Catherine Chidley who settled in Virginia in 1685; John Chidley settled in Virginia in 1737.

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