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Hendley Early Origins



The surname Hendley was first found in Kent 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 13th century when they held estates in that county.

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Hendley Spelling Variations


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Hendley Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Hendley has undergone many spelling variations, including Hednley, Hendlie, Hendlee, Hendlea, Hentley, Hentleigh, Hendleigh, Hentlea, Hentlee, Hendeley and many more.

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Hendley Early History


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Hendley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hendley research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1605, 1499, 1550, 1542, 1637, 1st and 1675 are included under the topic Early Hendley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hendley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hendley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hendley 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hendley were among those contributors:

Hendley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Hendley, who arrived in Maryland in 1665

Hendley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Matthew Hendley, who landed in New England in 1775

Hendley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Hendley, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1860

Hendley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Hendley, English convict from Worcester, who was transported aboard the "Andromeda" on November 13, 1832, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832

Hendley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William S. Hendley, aged 29, a bricklayer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Glenlora" in 1873
  • Emilie Hendley, aged 25, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Glenlora" in 1873
  • William Lewis Hendley, aged 3, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Glenlora" in 1873
  • Louis A. Hendley, aged 1 month, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Glenlora" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hendley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hendley (post 1700)



  • Dickson Beattie "Doc" Hendley (b. 1979), American founder of Wine to Water, an American charitable organization
  • Charles Robert "Bob" Hendley (b. 1939), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • William R. Hendley, American Democrat politician, Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1972
  • James C. Hendley, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Washtenaw County, 1940, 1942
  • James A. Hendley, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1952
  • J. A. Hendley, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1960
  • Charles Hendley, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1936, 1950; American Labor Candidate for New York State Senate 28th District, 1948
  • Charles Hendley, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860
  • Colonel Thomas Holbein Hendley CIE (1847-1917), British medical officer in the Indian Medical Service
  • F Iona Hendley, British actress, best known for her role on the ITV television series Widows
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Andromeda voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1832 with 186 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/andromeda/1832

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. 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).
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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The Hendley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hendley 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 15 November 2015 at 10:59.

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