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Sketchley Early Origins



The surname Sketchley was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Sketchley Spelling Variations


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Sketchley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sketchley, Skitchley, Skechley, Sketchly, Skechly and others.

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Sketchley Early History


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Sketchley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sketchley research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Sketchley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sketchley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sketchley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sketchley 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: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands. Many settled in Philadelphia..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sketchley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sketchley (post 1700)



  • Bethany Sketchley, American actress, known for The Bench: Chapter Seven-Grace and Mary (2014), Sister (2015) and Oliver Twisted (2013)
  • David "Sketch" Sketchley, American editor and writer, known for his work on Five Down (2007), Fishing for Trouble: A Punishing Tale (2014) and Closure (1997)
  • Ruby Sketchley, American actress and writer, known for Five Down (2007), Fishing for Trouble: A Punishing Tale (2014) and Bad Faith (2010)
  • Harry Clement "Bud" Sketchley (1919-1979), American Major League Baseball right fielder who played 13 games for the Chicago White Sox in 1942
  • Leslie Sketchley (1902-1972), English actor, known for Tiger Rose (1929), Journey's End (1930) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
  • Tim Sketchley, English musician, best known for his work with the British band Maths Class
  • Barrie Sketchley, Canadian Principal of Rosedale Heights School of the Arts, an arts-based high school in downtown Toronto

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. 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.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sketchley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sketchley 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 30 October 2016 at 03:41.

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