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Was the name ever spelled

Was the name ever spelled

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 8:06PM GMT
Classification: Query
Lineey or Lindley or Linehey? I took a picture of a tombstone in Ireland last week from County Meath from the 1750's and it appears that they name is spelled Lineey one place and possibly Lindely or Linchey another. I am going through Ancestry trying to make an exact name match but have not as yet. If anyone would like to try and decipher this feel free to contact me.

Re: Was the name ever spelled

Posted: 8 Aug 2013 2:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have no idea whether Lindley was ever spelled a different way. I have not seen another spelling, however, spelling was not as codified as it is now. I have my Lindleys in Cheshire before they joined the Quaker group in Ireland. It is spelled Lindley there. I always joked that it came from living lea side of a linden tree and that is pretty true I find.
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