Audley Family Trees – Families YA, YB, YC, YK, & Z


Family YA ‘Audley Family of Massachusetts, America & Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, America’ This file contains information about 2 Audley families in America that have not as yet been linked to an Audley Family in Great Britain. One family lived in Massachusetts, USA and the other Family lived in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA (for more information select the link below)

      The History of Audley Family YA        (last updated 9th June 2019)

  Family YB ‘Audley Family of New York State America’

This family originated in County Roscommon, Ireland and emigrated to America in 1851.  In America they primarily lived in New York State. 

    The History of Audley Family YB

(last updated 2nd June 2019)

Family YC ‘Audley Family of Missouri, USA
This family originated in either England or Ireland and emigrated to America settling  around Kansas City in Missouri, USA. It should be noted that two separate Audley Families settled around Kansas City in Missouri, namely this family, whose origin has not as yet been identified and Audley Family MD1 that originated in Galway Ireland. The information about this second family is contained in ‘Audley Family M of Galway, Ireland

       The History of Audley Family YC
              (last updated 9th June 2019)


Family YK Audsley Family that became Audley Family
The Family detailed in the file below is an AUDSLEY Family originally from Crayford in Kent, England. One branch of this family emigrated to Australia and one branch of that family in Australia changed its surname AUDSLEY to AUDLEY

        The History of Audley Family YK
         (file last updated 18th November 2018)

Family Z ‘The Barons Audley’.
The file below, compiled by this website, contains the details of the family that held the title of Baron Audley of Audley and also later Baron Audley of Orier in Ireland and Earls of Castlehaven in Ireland, from earliest times to the present day. This family includes a Founder Member of the Order of the Garter and a Bishop.  This family Z file also contains the separate Audley Family that  briefly held the title of Lord Chancellor of England and Baron of Walden. This file containd information about 232 individuals and their spouses,

 The History of Audley Family Z
(file last updated 1st June 2019)


There  have been several documents published that contain family trees of the early Barons Audley,  i.e prior to 1391, When one reads these document there are significant differences between them. The file below compares the information in these various publications, to highlight the variations.

       The Early Barons Audley
               (file last updated 22nd May 2015)

Copies of other published information about the ‘Barons Audley’ is contained within this website as follows:
‘Baronagium Genealogicum’ published in 6 volumes between 1764 and 1784 and is known to contain errors. Click here to go to the webpage that contains this document.
‘The Baronage of England’ published in 1675 by Sir William Dugdale. Click here to go to the webpage that contains this document.
‘The Complete Peerage’  by G E Cokayne. Click here to go to the webpage that contains this document.
‘The Parentage of James De Audley KG’ by Josiah Wedgewood MP and published as part of the Staff Colls. Collection. This excellent document resolves the confusion in earlier publication as to who was the James Audley who was ‘ the hero of Poitiers’ and a ‘founder knight of the Garter. Click here to read this document
‘Peerage of England’ 6th Edition by Collins published in 1812.  This document deals with the ‘Touchet” surname i.e the family to who the title of Baron Audley was transferred through marriage in  about 1391. Click here to read this document