The book is a study of the name
Mobberley and its variants in the UK based on the notes made
during the author's research into his own Moberly/Mobley family
roots in north Oxfordshire.
This unique publication explores
the history of the name Mobberley and its derivatives from
the early eleventh century through to the 1840’s. Research
reveals noblemen and men of the church as well as other famous
individuals associated with the name.
Place names are discussed revealing
interesting misconceptions of the true origin of the family
name. The coat of arms associated with the family is described
Over fifty variations of this
unusual name are documented and a database of around a thousand
names together with the first American settlers and others
born abroad are listed.
For anyone associated with this
name, this is a definitive study that belongs on their bookshelf.