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William Morley, soldier from Bentham

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candidates probably exist
Theorised origin
probably Whalley, via Wennington
External resources
First recorded
Bentham, Yorkshire
Longest association
123 years
Last recorded
Longest association
Blackburn, Lancashire
Last recorded
Burnley, Lancashire
Marker Count
Markers last changed
Confirmed rare
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Surname: Morley
Title Start Year End Year Added Updated
Bentham, Yorkshire
1772 1779 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Tatham, Lancashire
1778 1779 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Hambleton, Lancashire
1782 1782 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Clitheroe, Lancashire
1786 1893 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Aighton/Mitton, England
1792 1799 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Waddington/West Bradford/Grindleton, Yorkshire
1802 1869 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Blackburn, Lancashire
1805 1928 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Mellor, Lancashire
1809 1813 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Leyland, Lancashire
1866 1871 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Bury, Lancashire
1879 1887 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Burnley, Lancashire
1881 1964 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Accrington, Lancashire
1888 1962 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
Radcliffe, Lancashire
1901 1911 2013-03-26 2013-03-26
New Zealand, New Zealand
1949 1950 2013-03-26 2013-03-26


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Forum: Lancashire and surrounding counties

Title Post date Replies Last comment time
Sticky: Morleys from Northwestern Lancashire Thu, 31/01/2013 - 9:38pm 0 Thu, 31/01/2013 - 9:38pm

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