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In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Crutchley surname lived as dwellers at the crosslea. The surname Crutchley originally derived from the Old English word cruche which meant cross or crucifix.

Crutchley Early Origins



The surname Crutchley was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Crutchley Spelling Variations


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Crutchley Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Crutchley are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Crutchley include: Critchley, Critchlie, Critchlow, Crichley, Crichlie, Crichly, Critchly, Crichlow, Crichelow, Cricheley, Crichelie, Crichely, Cretchley, Cretchlie, Cretchleigh, Critchleigh, Crichleigh, Cretchlow, Critchloe and many more.

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Crutchley Early History


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Crutchley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crutchley research. Another 318 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1200, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Crutchley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crutchley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crutchley Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North Ameri ca. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Crutchley or a variant listed above:

Crutchley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Crutchley, who arrived in Maryland or Virginia in 1671

Crutchley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ebenezer Crutchley, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States from England, in 1892
  • Emily Crutchley, aged 21, who landed in America from England, in 1892
  • Mary Crutchley, aged 24, who settled in America, in 1893

Crutchley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Euphrates Crutchley, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Hantey, England, in 1913
  • Maloina Crutchley, aged 26, who landed in America from Hantey, England, in 1913
  • William Henry Crutchley, aged 46, who landed in America from Hanley, England, in 1914
  • Stuart Crutchley, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • Wm. Crutchley, who emigrated to America, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Crutchley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Crutchley, aged 30, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Nabob"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crutchley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crutchley (post 1700)



  • George F. Crutchley, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912
  • Ronald "Ron" Crutchley (1922-1987), English footballer
  • Rosalie Crutchley (1920-1997), English actress
  • Gerald Edward Victor Crutchley (1890-1969), English cricketer
  • Josh Crutchley (b. 1987), British professional basketball player
  • Admiral Sir Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley VC, KCB, DSC, DL, RN (1893-1986), British admiral in World War II, recipient of the Victoria Cross

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    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. 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. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Crutchley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crutchley 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.

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