where "in the ancient deeds of the Cornish family, the spellings Polwhele and Polhill are employed indifferently. The Polhills were certainly at Detling, co.
, in or before the reign of Edw. II. An old spelling of the family was Polley."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Polley research.Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1140, 1555, 1619, 1671, 1654, 1707, 1674, 1754, 1568, 1602, 1586, 1622, 1694, 1654 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Polley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Polhill, Polwhele, Polwel, Polhel, Polhal, Polley and many more.
Notables of this surname at this time include: 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), an English Member of Parliament; and David Polhill (1674-1754), British politician, MP for Rochester, Bramber and... Another 81 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Polley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.