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Denley Early Origins



The surname Denley was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1279 when Thomas de Denley held estates in that shire.

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Denley Spelling Variations


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Denley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Denly, Denleigh, Denlegh, Dennerly, Dennarly and others.

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Denley Early History


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Denley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Denley research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1357, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Denley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Denley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Denley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Denley 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:

Denley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Denley, aged 15, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Indian"
  • W. Denley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indian" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Denley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Denley (post 1700)



  • Catherine Denley, English mezzo-soprano
  • Randall Denley, Canadian journalist for the Ottawa Citizen, author and politician
  • Jim Denley, Australian flautist

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Denley Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Denley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Denley 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 3 May 2015 at 12:43.

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