Published Information Guide


This website  page lists those parts of published documents that are relevant to the study of the ‘Audley Family history’.  A copy of each document is contained on one of of the sub pages under the ‘Published Information’ menu item; as described below:
‘ About the Barons Audley’ Many documents have been published about the family history of the  Barons Audley. There are many differences between these documents, particularly for the early Audleys and the early Touchets.  This page provides:

1.    A link to these publications and
2.    A comparison between these documents in order to determine the correct family tree for the early Barons Audley

Click here to go to the ‘About the Barons Audley’ web page

‘Audley Pedigrees by A L Reade’ In the 1920s George Audley of Liverpool commissioned A L Reade to undertake research into the Audley surname. As a result of this work a 20-chapter book titled ‘Audley Pedigrees’ was privately published. 250 copies were produced of which 247 copies were presented to various libraries.

 Click here to go to the copy of this book and to find out which libraries have copies of ‘Audley Pedigrees’.

‘The Complete Peerage by GEC’ or more fully The Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom Extant Extinct Dormant by GEC. (G E Cokayne) New  Edition, Revised and much enlarged edited by The Hon. Vicary Gibbs published The St Catherines Press Ltd 1910. This is probably the most comprehensive publication on the peerage.

 Click here to go to the copy of the sections of The Complete Peerage’ that relate to the Audley surname.

‘Baronagium Genealogicum’  or ‘The Pedigrees of the English Peers deduced from earliest times…..including as well collateral as lineal descent’. Originally compiled by Sir W Segar and continued to ‘present times’ by J Edmundson with additions by F Hargrave. Published in 6 volumes between 1764 & 1784.

 Click here to go to information from this document.

‘The Baronage of England’ by Sir William Dugdale was published in 1675. Three sections of this document are relevant to this website. Click here to go to a copy of the relevant sections of this document.
‘The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography’ This webpage contains the details of those people linked to the Audley Family who have a biography in this publication.

Click Here to go to the ‘Oxford Dictionary of National Biography’ webpage on this website.

 ‘The Reseach by Mr Richard Sneyd‘.  This page contains:

 Notes from the research of Mr Richard Sneyd into the origin of the Aldithley (Audley), Sneyd & Stanley families.

 Click here to go to the web page containing Mr Richard Sneyd’s research.

Other Published information‘.  This page contains

 Those parts of the following publications relevant to ‘Audley Family history’:

‘Peerage of England’ by Collins
The ‘Parentage of James de Audley KG’ by Josiah Wedgewood MP
 ‘County Families of Lancashire & Cheshire by James Croston F.S.A published 1887.
 ‘Peerage and Pedigree by J Horace Round M.A.,LLD. Published 1910.
 ‘Old Cheshire Families by Lionel M Angus-Butterworth F.R.G.S., F.Z.S, F.S.A., Scot publ. 1932 & 1970.
 ‘Sir James Audley’s Cheshire Squires’ by James Blundell.
‘Audleys in America after the Civil War’
Barons Audley of Heley and Hulton Abbey

 Click here to go to the page containing the documents listed under ‘Other Published Information’