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Early Origins of the Stainley family


The surname Stainley was first found in Somerset 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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Early History of the Stainley family

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Early History of the Stainley family


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Another 227 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1455, 1487, 1657, 1888, 1625 and 1662 are included under the topic Early Stainley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stainley Spelling Variations

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Stainley Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Stainley has been recorded under many different variations, including Stainer, Stayner, Stiner, Styner, Stainor, Staynor, Stynor and many more.

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Early Notables of the Stainley family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Stainley family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stainley family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Stainley family to the New World and Oceana


For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Stainley or a variant listed above:

Stainley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Stainley, who arrived in Maryland in 1658 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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