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Matley Early Origins



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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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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Matley Early History


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Matley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Matley research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Matley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Matley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Matley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Matley 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:

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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Matley Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Matley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matley 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 26 November 2015 at 11:38.

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