Anglo-Saxon England. They were first found in the county of Hertfordshire, where they took their name from the parish of Barley. Barley is also a village in the borough of Pendle, in Lancashire which dates back to 1266.
Early Origins of the Parlee family
Hertfordshire, and perhaps Essex where Borley is a village and civil parish. Many of the family claim descent from the village and civil parish of Albury.
Early History of the Parlee family
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Parlee Spelling Variations
Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Parlee include Barley, Barly, Barely, Barle, Barlay and others.
Early Notables of the Parlee family (pre 1700)
Hertfordshire. He was attainted of treason for his support of Perkin Warbeck and lost all his lands. Pardoned in 1501, he was once again in possession of his lands, including the manors of Wicken, Elsenham, Albury, Wickhamstead and...
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Migration of the Parlee family to Ireland
Some of the Parlee family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Parlee family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Parlee or a variant listed above:
Parlee Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Parlee Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Parlee Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Parlee (post 1700)
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