When William Woolley was born in 1677, in Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Woolley, was 28 and his mother, Alice Lovell, was 23. He died in February 1695, in his hometown, at the age of 18, and was buried in Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, England.
English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English wulf ‘wolf’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, such as Woolley (Huntingdonshire, Yorkshire), Woolley in Bovey Tracy (Devon), and Woolley in Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire).
Irish (Cavan): in Ireland, according to Woulfe, when this is not the English name, it has been adopted for Woulfe .
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