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I found them...Dooley is the name
Posted by: Karen Kopec (ID *****0331) Date: June 04, 2008 at 09:45:48
In Reply to: Dowley girls in Eckington, Derbyshire mid 1700's by Karen Kopec of 45

With the response of a wonderful GENUKI researcher, I found them in Eyam,Derbyshire. Their name was Dooley. Edward was their brother.The Dooley name is Irish, but I think they came originally to work in the lead mines in the early 1600's in the Peak District of Derbyshire. I have traced them back to a Henricus Dooley who lived in Great Longstone,Derbyshire. Hope this helps anyone else who might have a Dowley which turns into a Dooley.


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