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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. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. 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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. 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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