Madeley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Madeley family

The surname Madeley was first found in Greater Manchester at Matley, a township, in the parish of Mottramin-Longdendale, union of Ashton, hundred of Macclesfield, formerly in the county of Chester. Some of the first records of the name include William de Mattelegh, Hugh de Mattelegh and Richard de Mattlegh who were all listed in Cheshire in 1316, 1316 and 1300. [1] In 1325 William held the estates in the parish of Mottram.

Early History of the Madeley family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Madeley research. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Madeley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Madeley Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Matley, Matlee, Matlie, Matleigh, Matlea, Madley, Maddely, Maddelly and many more.

Early Notables of the Madeley family (pre 1700)

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Australia Madeley migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Madeley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Contemporary Notables of the name Madeley (post 1700) +

  • Anna Madeley (b. 1976), English actress
  • Paul Edward Madeley (b. 1944), former Leeds United and England footballer
  • Chloe Madeley (b. 1987), English television presenter, freelance journalist, and model, daughter of Richard Madeley
  • Darrin R. Madeley (b. 1968), Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Richard Madeley (b. 1956), who with his wife Judy Finnigan, a British married couple who are both television presenters and columnists, best known for hosting the daily chat show Richard & Judy from 2001 until 2009


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 14th July 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/atlas


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