Anglo-Saxon name Chutlay comes from when the family resided in the township of Chidlow, which was in the parish of Malpas in Cheshire. The surname Chutlay belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Chutlay family
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.
Early History of the Chutlay family
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Chutlay Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Chutlay include Chudleigh, Chudley, Chidley, Chiderleigh, Chidelly, Chudley and many more.
Early Notables of the Chutlay family (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...
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Migration of the Chutlay family to Ireland
Some of the Chutlay family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Chutlay family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Catherine Chidley who settled in Virginia in 1685; John Chidley settled in Virginia in 1737.
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