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Plumley Early Origins



The surname Plumley was first found in Cheshire (now Cheshire East) at Plumley, a village and civil parish that dates back to 1119 when it was listed as Plumleia and literally meant "plum-tree wood or clearing," from the Old English words "plume" + "leah." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
As far as the surname is concerned, it was first referenced in the year 1235 when Alexander Plomley held estates in Derbyshire.

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Plumley Spelling Variations


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Plumley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Plumley, Plumbley, Plumbleigh, Plomley, Plombley and many more.

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Plumley Early History


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Plumley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Plumley research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1642, 1510, 1600, 1080, 1275, 1455, 1487 and 1633 are included under the topic Early Plumley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Plumley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Plumley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Plumley 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:

Plumley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Charles Plumley, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682

Plumley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Emily Plumley, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Miss Plumley, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1895
  • Mrs. W. M. Plumley, aged 39, who landed in America, in 1897
  • S. Plumley, aged 16, who landed in America, in 1897

Plumley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Raymond L. Plumley, aged 60, who emigrated to America, in 1905
  • E. Louise Plumley, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Gilbert Plumley, aged 20, who settled in America from Shepson Mallet, England, in 1910
  • Ellice Plumley, aged 23, who settled in America from London, England, in 1912
  • Franklin Plumley, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Plumley Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Plumley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoenix" in 1860
  • J. R. Plumley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoenix" in 1860
  • Edwin A. Plumley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1863
  • Julia Plumley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1863
  • Emily J. Plumley arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Plumley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Plumley (post 1700)



  • Frank Plumley (b. 1844), Republican politician from Vermont
  • Charles Albert Plumley (1875-1964), Republican U.S. Representative from Vermont
  • Basil L Plumley (b. 1920), American Sergeant-Major of the US Army's 7th Cavalry Regiment
  • Gary Plumley (b. 1956), English former professional footballer

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Plumley Historic Events


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Plumley Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Reginald A H Plumley (b. 1905), English Warrant Engineer serving for the Royal Navy from Newport, Isle of Wight, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Plumley Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  8. 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).
  9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  11. ...

The Plumley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Plumley 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.

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