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Early Origins of the Matley family


The surname Matley 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]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
In 1325 William held the estates in the parish of Mottram.

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Early History of the Matley family

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Early History of the Matley family


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Matley Spelling Variations

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Matley Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Matley family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Matley family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Matley family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Matley family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Matley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Matley was granted land in Virginia in 1652

Matley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Between 1846 and 1862 Abraham, James, and James J. Matley were all naturalized in Philadelphia
  • William Matley was naturalized in Indiana in 1848
  • Mary Matley was a pioneer in Utah in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Matley (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Matley (post 1700)


  • Charles Alfred Matley (1866-1947), British paleontologist and geologist, awarded the Murchison Medal in 1929 by the Geological Society of London

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  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)

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