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Insley Early Origins



The surname Insley was first found in the county of Roxburghshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times. But they also had branches in Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Nottingham, where they gave their name to towns of the same name.

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Insley Spelling Variations


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Insley Spelling Variations



Although the name, Insley, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Ainslie, Ainsley, Ansley, Anslie, Aynslie, Aynsley, Aynsly, Aynsle, Ainley, Endlsley and many more.

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Insley Early History


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Insley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Insley research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1246, 1296, and 1836 are included under the topic Early Insley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Insley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Insley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Insley 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



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Insley family name Insley, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Insley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Andrew Insley, who landed in Maryland in 1663

Insley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Thomas H. Insley, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Minnie Insley, aged 32, who landed in America from Birmingham, England, in 1920
  • Sarah Ann Elizabeth Insley, aged 41, who settled in America from Birmingham, England, in 1920
  • Alfred A. Insley, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from Birmingham, England, in 1920
  • Elsie Insley, aged 18, who settled in America from Grimsby, England, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Insley Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Isaiah T Insley, who arrived in Canada in 1830
  • William Insley, who landed in Canada in 1831

Insley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Insley, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Agincourt" on July 6, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844
  • Edward Insley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anna Maria" in 1849
  • Lorenzo Insley arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Navarino" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Insley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Insley (post 1700)



  • Capt. Martain H. Insley, American Confederate officer, eponym of Fort Insley in Fort Scott, Kansas
  • William Henry Insley (b. 1870), American businessman, founder of The Insley Manufacturing Company, a heavy construction equipment company in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1907
  • Trevor Insley (b. 1977), former American football wide receiver

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Insley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Insley 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 10 November 2016 at 12:44.

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