Early Origins of the Thornly family
Durham at Thornley, a village near Peterlee that dates back to 1071-7080 when it was listed as Thornhlawa. The place name literally means "thorn-tree hill or mound" from the Old English words thorn + hlaw. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4) Another Thornley is found in the same county between Crook and Wolsingham, south of Tow Law and finally, Thornley-with-Wheatley is a civil parish in the Borough of Ribble Valley, Lancashire.
Early History of the Thornly family
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Thornly Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Thornley, Thornleigh, Thornlea, Thornlie and others.
Early Notables of the Thornly family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Thornly family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Thornly Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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