many of us?
The 1901 census records 217 people with the surname
Titherly, Titherley, Tytherley or Tytherleigh in England
or Wales. Other spellings of the name, which are known
to have existed before, seem to have disappeared by
There were 256 people with the surname in one of its
spelling variations, who were registered to vote in
England, Scotland or Wales in 2003. More....
did the spelling change?
Once, names tended only to be written by an official
and that person would spell the name the way they thought
it sounded. Consequently, the name would often be spelt
differently within the same family and even the same
person could have their name spelt differently on different
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