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Morleys from Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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Theorised origin
probably Morley, Derbyshire
External resources
First recorded
Longest association
409 years
Last recorded
Marker Count
Markers last changed

The Leicestershire, Leister and Rutland Record Office has several documents involving early members of this family in Brailsford:

  • 1578: John Morley, senior, of Brailsford, husbandman. Lease. [26D53/208]
  • 1580: Thomas Morley, of Brailsford, husbandman. Lease. [26D53/211]
  • 1609: Helen Morley, of Brailsford. Lease. [26D53/234]
  • 1610: Edward Morley, of Burrowes in Brailsford, husbandman. Lease in Burrowes. [26D53/237]
  • 1619: William Morley, of Brailsford, yeoman. Lease. [26D53/245]
  • 1652: Richard Morley, of Brailsford, yeoman. Leases. [26D53/264, 26D53/266]
  • 1652: Thomas and William Morley. Petitioners. [26D53/1888 to 1893]
  • 1722/3: John Morley, of Brailsford, yeoman. Lease. [26D53/276]
  • 1700s: Samuel Morley. Map of his farm at Ednaston [26D53/2149]
  • 1762-1776: Accounts for "Potter's pit in Morley's Coppse" [26D53/2505]
  • 1819: Joseph Morley, of Ednaston. Covenant [26D53/1602 to 1624]

Also, search for keywords:

  • Morley Brailsford
  • Morley Ashbourne
  • Morley Ednaston

Daniel Morley was a trader of some sort in 1669, registered at Ashbourne.


Surname: Morley
Title Start Year End Year Added Updated
Longford, Derbyshire, England
1542 1951 2020-05-28 2020-05-28
Brailsford, Derbyshire, England
1542 1896 2013-05-02 2020-05-28
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
1572 1905 2013-04-28 2020-05-28
Farley, Alton, Staffordshire
1694 1694 2013-04-28 2013-04-28
Mugginton, Derbyshire, England
1729 1764 2020-05-28 2020-05-28
Brailsford, Derbyshire
1743 1765 2013-04-28 2013-04-28
Alverton (Alton), Staffordshire
1743 1744 2013-04-28 2013-04-28
Mayfield, Staffordshire
1751 1751 2013-04-28 2013-04-28
Southampton, Hampshire, England
1929 1955 2020-03-20 2020-03-20


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Forum: Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

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