Early Origins of the Damerley family
Devon at Milton Damerell, a parish, in the union of Holsworthy, hundred of Black Torrington. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print. "Milton" was frequently used in ancient days as it meant "middle farmstead or estate." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4) The parish dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was first listed as Mideltone but by 1301 it was listed as Middleton Aubermarle for these were lands originally held by Robert d'Aubermarle in 1086. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4) At that time, the holding was worth 30 cattle and 25 goats.
Early History of the Damerley family
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Damerley Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Damerall, Damerall, Damiral, Dammeral, Dammerall, Demrel, Damrell, Damerley, Damerly, Dammerley, Dammerly, Daumale, d'Aumale, Damall and many more.
Early Notables of the Damerley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Damerley family to Ireland
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Migration of the Damerley family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Damerall, who came to Barbados in 1679; John Damrell, who settled in Virginia in 1693; Edmund Damerell, who settled in Michigan in 1854; John C. Damerell, who came to Illinois in 1856.
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