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Re: origin of the surname hindley
Posted by: Heather Isbell Date: March 20, 2001 at 12:46:31
In Reply to: origin of the surname hindley by peter hnidley of 207

Just a quick addition to the above. The town of Hindley is reoprted in the Domesday Book compiled during the reign of William the Conqueror. But, the town is spelled "Hind Lee". This alludes to 'hind' as in the deer and 'lee' as in the direction in sailing.

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