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Poley Early Origins



The surname Poley 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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Poley Spelling Variations


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Poley Spelling Variations



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

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Poley Early History


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Poley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poley 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 Poley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Poley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poley 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 Poley 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:

Poley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maria Poley, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Poley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Eunice A Poley, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Carl Poley, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Charles Poley, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Helen C Poley, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Helen Poley, aged 39, who settled in America, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Poley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Poley (post 1700)



  • Ted Harris Poley (b. 1964), American rock singer and drummer in the band Danger Danger
  • Viola Poley (b. 1955), German gold medalist rower who at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Robert Poley (b. 1955), former professional Canadian football offensive linesman

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Poley Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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    The Poley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poley 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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