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The Wimberley surname is most likely of Anglo-Saxon origin, and in its earliest forms appeared as Wynderlick and similar variants.

Early Origins of the Wimberley family


The surname Wimberley was first found in Winmarleigh, Lancashire where they held a family seat from very early times. The Domesday Book lists a Wimbald and his four sons, as well as several listings of the name of Wimbaldlai. Bearers of this family name came to own land in Cheshire and Lancaster. During the reign of Henry III (1216-1272,) Gregory de Wimberley held lands in Lancashire, known as Winmarleigh. In 1344, a Thomas de Wimbersley, styled "le Gentil," became a part owner of the Winmarleigh manor.

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Early History of the Wimberley family

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Early History of the Wimberley family


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Wimberley Spelling Variations

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Wimberley Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wimbaldesley, Wymbaldesley, Wimbaldsley, Wimbaldeslegh, Wimberley, Wimbersley, Wimberleigh, Wymbersley, Wemberesley, Whimberley, Winmarleigh, Wimbley, Wembly, Winberry, Wimberly and many more.

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Early Notables of the Wimberley family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Wimberley family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wimberley family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Wimberley family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Wimberly, who received a land grant of 300 acres in Nansemond County, Virginia in 1672.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wimberley (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wimberley (post 1700)


  • Frank J. Wimberley, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Amos Darryl Wimberley (b. 1949), American writer
  • John M. Wimberley (b. 1945), American photographer and artist
  • Major-General Douglas Neil Wimberley CB, DSO, MC (1896-1983), Scottish officer in the British Army, Commander of the 51st (Highland) Division at the Second Battle of El Alamein

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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