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The name Chinorey arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Chinorey family lived in Essex. The family was originally from St. Ceneri, Normandy, and it is from this location, where the Chinorey family lived prior to the invasion of England, that the surname was originally derived.

Chinorey Early Origins



The surname Chinorey 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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Chinorey Spelling Variations


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Chinorey Spelling Variations



A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Chenery, Chinnery, Chinnerey, Chinner and others.

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Chinorey Early History


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Chinorey Early History



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

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Chinorey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chinorey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Chinorey In Ireland


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Chinorey In Ireland



Some of the Chinorey 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



Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Chinorey or a variant listed above: 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

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    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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    The Chinorey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chinorey 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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