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Wycherley Early Origins



The surname Wycherley 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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Wycherley Spelling Variations


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Wycherley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Witcherley, Wytchereley, Wichereley, Wicherley, Wycherley, Wycherly, Wicherly, Wicharley, Wycharley and many more.

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Wycherley Early History


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Wycherley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wycherley research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1241, 1396, 1472, 1982, 1455, 1487, 1640 and 1716 are included under the topic Early Wycherley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wycherley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wycherley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wycherley 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 or some of its variants were: Thomas Witcherly, who came to Maryland in 1677; and Thomas Whitcherley, a bonded emigrant, who arrived in America in 1724.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wycherley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wycherley (post 1700)



  • Ralph "Bus" Wycherley (1920-2007), Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 28 games with the New York Americans
  • Ronald Wycherley (1940-1983), birth name of Billy Fury, an English singer and Rock and Roll star from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s
  • Richard Ernest Wycherley (1909-1986), English classical archaeologist who specialized in ancient Greece
  • Florence Wycherley (1908-1969), Irish politician
  • Don Wycherley (b. 1967), Irish actor, best known for the portrayal of Father Cyril McDuff in the comedy Father Ted

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Wycherley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wycherley 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 4 January 2015 at 11:22.

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