The origins of the Lungley name come from when the Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Lungley was originally derived from a family having lived in Langley in five counties in ancient Britain. The next earliest was in Wiltshire where Langelegh was listed in , both before the Norman Conquest in Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, The surname Lungley was first found in Durham where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, Institute of Historical Research, , Print.
Marmaduke Langley, who is lord of the manor and chief owner of the soil, is a neat mansion, standing in a finely wooded park about a mile south of the village. This castle was never held by the Langley family but is so named because of its proximity to the village. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lungley research. Another 65 words 5 lines of text covering the years , , , , , , , , , , , and are included under the topic Early Lungley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate.
The variations of the surname Lungley include Langley, Langlee, Langleigh and others. Notables of the family at this time include Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, 1st Earl of Cambridge, , a medival prince; Thomas Langley c. Another 60 words 4 lines of text are included under the topic Early Lungley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Lungley family moved to Ireland , but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving.
Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: Henry Langley settled in Virginia in ; Daniel Langley settled in Virginia in ; Sarah Langley settled in Virginia in with her husband; Catherine Langley settled in Barbados in Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day.