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The ancestry of the name Cubley dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the parish of Cubley, which is located six miles from Ashboure in the county of Derby. The surname Cubley belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Cubley Early Origins



The surname Cubley was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat. From their early beginnings, for the next few centuries, the family name also acquired other estates or manors as branches established themselves throughout England. The major conflicts of the eras, such as the War of the Roses, the English Reformation, and the English Civil War sometimes found them to be in opposing camps, with conflicting interests.

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Cubley Spelling Variations


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Cubley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Cubley have been found, including Cubley, Cubly, Coubelay, Cugley and others.

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Cubley Early History


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Cubley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cubley research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1379 is included under the topic Early Cubley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cubley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cubley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cubley Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cubley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Edward Cubley, aged 18, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Ascendant"
  • William Edward Cubley, aged 18, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "The Ascendant" in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cubley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cubley (post 1700)



  • Frank L. Cubley, American Republican politician, Delegate to New York State Constitutional Convention 34th District, 1938
  • William Harold Cubley (1816-1896), English painter of landscapes and portraits

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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    The Cubley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cubley 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 19 October 2015 at 15:25.

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