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Polay Early Origins



The surname Polay was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Polay Spelling Variations


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Polay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Polhill, Polwhele, Polwel, Polhel, Polhal, Polley and many more.

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Polay Early History


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Polay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Polay research. Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1140, 1674, 1754, 1555, 1619, 1671, 1654, 1707, 1568, 1602 and 1586 are included under the topic Early Polay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Polay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include: Polwhele of Polwhele Castle; David Polhill (1674-1754), British politician, MP for Rochester, Bramber and Kent; Margaret Polley (died 1555), English Protestant martyr from Rochester, Kent; Sir Edmund Poley (1619-1671), Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds; and his son, Henry Poley (1654-1707)...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Polay 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 or some of its variants were: Nathaniel Polhill settled in Georgian with his wife Sarah and four children.

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Polay Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Polay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Polay 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 10 September 2013 at 10:18.

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