Pashley Family History

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Pashley Name Meaning

habitational name from Pashley in the parish of Ticehurst, Sussex, named with an unattested Old English personal name Pæcca or Pacca (see Packham) + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. A district of Eastbourne, Sussex, bearing this name derives it from the surname; a family called Pashley had moved there from Ticehurst by the later part of the 13th century. possibly a variant of Parsley. The surname now occurs chiefly in southern Yorkshire.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ashley, Lashley, Paley, Pasley, Padley, Manley, Astley, Highley

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Pashley Family Origin

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Pashley Family Occupations

What did your Pashley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pashley family was Dressmaker. Coal Miner, File Cutter and Lace Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pashley. The most common Pashley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Pashley's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • File Cutter

  • Lace Maker

  • Dressmaker


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Pashley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Pashley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pashley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pashley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pashley. For the veterans among your Pashley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pashley Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Pashley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pashley in 1958 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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