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Edgley Early Origins



The surname Edgley was first found in Essex where the family name was first referenced in the year 1278 when William and Richard Eggell held estates in that county. Other early records revealed that some of the family resided at Standerwick in Somerset. "Standerwick Court, the seat of Admiral Harry Edgell, is a handsome mansion, in the grounds of which are the remains of an ancient encampment, supposed to have been the connecting station between Bath and Alfred's tower at Stourton." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Edgley Spelling Variations


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Edgley Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Edgley has been spelled many different ways, including Edgell, Eggell, Edgle, Edgele, Edgelle, Edgill, Edghill and many more.

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Edgley Early History


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Edgley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Edgley research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Edgley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Edgley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Edgley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Edgley 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:

Edgley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Edgley, aged 27, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Nabob"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Edgley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Edgley (post 1700)



  • Richard Crockett Edgley (b. 1936), American general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1992-)
  • Leslie Edgley (1912-2002), American mystery fiction writer
  • Gigi Edgley (b. 1977), Australian actress and recording artist, best known for her role as Chiana on the series Farscape

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Edgley Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. 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).
  6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Edgley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Edgley 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 18 February 2016 at 14:34.

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