Cheadle, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Chandley

When Chandley was born in 1752, in Cheadle, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Chandley, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 40.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Chandley
Azariah Chandley
Joseph Chandley
Silvanus Chandley
Samuel Chandley
Samuel Chandley

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 49

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 56

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 63

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire and Cheshire): unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, or an altered form of Chandler .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Schändle, either a variant of Schandel, a metonymic occupational name for a candle maker, from Middle High German schandel (from French chandelle ‘candle’), or a derogatory nickname for an evil-doer, from a diminutive of Middle High German schande ‘shame’, ‘disgrace’, ‘ignominy’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Chandley.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.