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Tinsley Early Origins



The surname Tinsley was first found in the West Riding of Yorkshire at Tinsley, a parochial chapelry, in the union of Rotherham, S. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The place name dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was first listed as Tineslauue [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and literally meant "mound of a man called Tynni, " from the Old English personal name + "hlaw." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
However, the earliest record of the name was not found in Yorkshire but in Surrey where Adam de Tindesle was listed in the Pipe Rolls in 1207. Richard de Tyntesle was listed in Sussex in 1327. [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1372 lists Lecia de Tyneslawe. [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Tinsley Spelling Variations


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Tinsley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tinsley, Tinslie, Tinslay, Townsley, Tinsleigh, Tinsly, Townsleigh, Townslie, Townslay, Tounslie, Tounsleigh, Tounsly, Tounsley, Taunslie, Taunsley, Taunsleigh, Taunsly and many more.

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Tinsley Early History


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Tinsley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tinsley research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1648 and 1675 are included under the topic Early Tinsley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tinsley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tinsley Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Tinsley In Ireland


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Tinsley In Ireland



Some of the Tinsley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Tinsley Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Seth Tinsley, who arrived in Maryland in 1656
  • Thomas Tinsley, who landed in Maryland in 1664

Tinsley Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Thomas Tinsley settled in Annapolis in 1723
  • Ann Tinsley settled in New England in 1754
  • John Tinsley, who landed in America in 1765

Tinsley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Tinsley arrived in Philadelphia in 1823

Tinsley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Clair Tinsley, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Edith D. Tinsley, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Elias Tinsley, aged 46, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Edith Tinsley, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1911
  • F. W. Tinsley, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Tinsley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John William Tinsley, aged 27, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Hyderabad"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tinsley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tinsley (post 1700)



  • Kelly Tinsley, American actress and production assistant, known for her work on Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade (2006), Small Town Conspiracy (2003) and Virgins (2001)
  • Dave Tinsley, American Primetime Emmy Award nominated sound engineer, known for Our Italian Husband (2004), The Tiger and the Snow and Sword of War (2009)
  • Clarice Tinsley, American actress, known for Prison Break, Walker (2005), Texas Ranger (1993) and The Good Guys (2010)
  • Christien Tinsley (b. 1974), American Academy Award and Primetime Emmy Award winning makeup artist, known for I Am Legend (2007), The Passion of the Christ (2004) and xXx (2002)
  • William Tinsley (1804-1885), Irish-born, American architect, known for his prestigious buildings in the Midwestern United States
  • Theodore A. Tinsley (1894-1979), American author, best known for his 27 stories featuring The Shadow for "The Shadow Magazine" pulp magazine
  • Jeffrey Tinsley, American businessman, founder and current Chairman and CEO of MyLife.com founded in 2002
  • Jamaal Lee Tinsley (b. 1978), American professional NBA basketball player
  • Edward Roy Tinsley (b. 1952), American attorney, rancher, and businessman who franchised 16 K-Bob's Steakhouse throughout New Mexico and his native Texas
  • Boyd Tinsley (b. 1964), American violinist and mandolinist who performs as a member of the Dave Matthews Band
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Tinsley


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Suggested Readings for the name Tinsley



  • From Totopotomy to Transylvannia: A Descendancy Line of the Tinsley Family in America Since 1638 by Jim Bob Tinsley.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  4. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  5. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  11. ...

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