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Windley Early Origins



The surname Windley was first found in Shropshire 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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Windley Spelling Variations


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Windley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Withipoole, Withipool, Wythipool, Wythipool, Withpool, Wittpool, Withypole, Withpole and many more.

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Windley Early History


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Windley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Windley research. Another 336 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Windley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Windley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Windley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Windley Notables 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:

Windley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hannah Windley, aged 52, who landed in America from Perth, in 1904
  • Samuel Windley, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States from Old Attendtin, Engalnd, in 1906
  • William Windley, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1912
  • Albert A.E. Windley, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Frederick Arthur Windley, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Windley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Windley (post 1700)



  • Callum Windley (b. 1991), English professional rugby league player
  • William "Bill" Windley (b. 1868), Australian rules footballer
  • Carol Ann Windley (b. 1947), Canadian short story writer and novelist, she was shortlisted for the 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize

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Windley Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. 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.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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    The Windley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Windley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 30 July 2016 at 18:11.

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