census of 1086. Later, the family held estates at Bagthorpe in
. "Here is Wansley Hall, anciently the seat of Sir Ranulph de Wandesley; near which, in 1830, an urn full of silver coins was found."
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of this family name include: Wensley, Wendsley, Wendesley, Wensly, Wenslee, Wenslow and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Samuel Wensley, who settled in New England
in 1639; Richard Wensley, who came to New England
in 1684; Thomas Wensley, a bonded passenger who arrived in America in 1731.