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Dingley Early Origins



The surname Dingley was first found in Northumberland at Dingley, a parish, in the union of Market-Harborough, hundred of Corby. Dingley Hall "occupies the site of a commandery of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, founded in the reign of Stephen." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The Domesday Book of 1086 listed the place as Dinglei [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and literally the place name means "woodland clearing with hollows," from the Old English word "leah" + the Middle English word "dingle." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
One of the first records of the name was found here when Alured de Dingelai was listed in the Feet of Fines of 1197. From this early entry, the family quickly moved throughout Britain as seen by Nicholas de Dyngele who was listed in the Assize Rolls of Lincolnshire in 1298, [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
and Roger de Dingeley who was listed in the Feet of Fines for Norfolk in 1330. [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Dingley Spelling Variations


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Dingley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dingley, Dingalai, Dingleigh, Dyngley, Dynley and many more.

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Dingley Early History


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Dingley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dingley research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1509, 1586, 1634, 1586, 1754 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Dingley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dingley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dingley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dingley 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:

Dingley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Dingley, who landed in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1637
  • William Dingley, who landed in Virginia in 1654
  • William Dingley, who landed in New Jersey in 1682
  • Richard Dingley, who arrived in Newport, Rhode Island in 1694

Dingley Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Dingley, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • John Dingley, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Dingley, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Thomas Dingley U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on October 26, 1783 was passenger number 220 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on September 287, 1783 at Staten Island, New York, USA [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Dingley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Dingley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "City Of Adelaide" in 1839 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CITY OF ADELAIDE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839CityOfAdelaide.htm
  • William Dingley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "City Of Adelaide" in 1839 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CITY OF ADELAIDE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839CityOfAdelaide.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dingley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dingley (post 1700)



  • Bert Dingley (1885-1966), American racecar driver
  • Nelson Dingley Jr. (1832-1899), American Republican politician, Governor of Maine, 1874-76; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1881-99
  • James B. Dingley, American Republican politician, Mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1893
  • James Dingley, American politician, Mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1875-77
  • J. B. Dingley, American Republican politician, Mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1876-78
  • Edward Nelson Dingley (b. 1862), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1899-1902; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1900
  • Joan Dingley (1916-2008), one of the pioneer women of New Zealand science

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Dingley Historic Events


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Dingley Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mrs. Katherine S. Dingley, Irish 2nd Class passenger residing in New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking and was recovered
  • Mr. H. J. Dingley, English Waiter from England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  4. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  5. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  6. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  7. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CITY OF ADELAIDE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839CityOfAdelaide.htm

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Dingley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dingley 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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