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Where does the surname Wherly come from . Silvester and Felix came from Germany about 1812 but Wherly doesn't seem German somehow?

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on 2014-02-09 15:34:47

Ledeux , from Bracknell, Berkshire but born South Shields, was Co. Durham now Tyne and Wear, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jun 2012.

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by ngairedith on 2014-02-09 18:01:09

hello Ledeux,
this site has:
spelling variations of this family name includeL Warley, Warly, Warleigh, Warlea, Werley and others
... first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor
... conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Warley
... some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Matthew Warley who arrived in Maryland in 1676; Owen Warley who was on record in Nova Scotia in 1783; Daniel Warley who was naturalized in Pennsylavania in 1740

this site has:
the origins of the surname are supposed to be Swiss/German

this site has:
Irish Genealogy records for the surname WHERLY in Ireland

by Ledeux on 2014-02-09 18:35:45

Fascinating! What about my other grandparents/Father. Surname Philp, from Newcastle upon Tyne. Some, maybe related in Hayle, Cornwall, Truro and probably Aberdeen, Scotland!

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