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Theorised origin
Morley near Woodmancote, Sussex?
Possible offshoot of
Marker Editors
Research of TM
First recorded
Cowfold, Sussex
Longest association
135 years
Cowfold, Sussex
Last recorded
Portslade, Sussex
Marker Count
Markers last changed

Note the proximity to Morley, Woodmancote and Morley, Shermanbury.


In Shermanbury there is a country house named Morleys, for sale for £1,500,000. The listing notes, possibly reciting information from the VCH Shermanbury article, that the estate is thought to be named for John Morley, a parisioner, fl. 1652.


Surname: Morley
Title Start Year End Year Added Updated
Cowfold, Sussex
1525 1660 2013-02-05 2013-02-05
Hurstpierpoint, Sussex
1655 1680 2013-02-05 2013-02-05
Pyecombe, Sussex
1680 1717 2013-02-05 2013-02-05
Portslade, Sussex
1717 1765 2013-02-04 2020-03-17


The following forum may contain discussion relevant to this family group:

Forum: Sussex and neighbouring counties

Title Post date Replies Last comment time
Morleys from Haslemere, Surrey and vicinity Tue, 05/02/2013 - 11:39pm 24 Mon, 10/08/2020 - 8:39pm
Sussex: Morleys of Cowfold, Barcombe, Brighton, etc. Tue, 05/02/2013 - 11:28pm 36 Thu, 20/07/2017 - 7:59am
Abstracts of Sussex Morley wills Sun, 17/04/2016 - 7:07pm 5 Mon, 25/04/2016 - 6:01am
Abstracts of Glynde Morley wills Sun, 17/04/2016 - 5:20pm 4 Sun, 24/04/2016 - 8:21pm
Exploring an atDNA match: Isfield Morleys? Mon, 08/02/2016 - 8:38pm 3 Thu, 03/03/2016 - 2:10am
Sussex: Morleys of Westbourne (and Petworth?) Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:55pm 0 Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:55pm
Morleys from Sussex and Surrey Tue, 05/02/2013 - 11:51pm 0 Tue, 05/02/2013 - 11:51pm

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