Proper spelling of LNAB of Hynkeley/Hinkley

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Someone contacted me recently with regard to the spelling of John Hinkley's surname.  I am presently traveling overseas with limited time for research, so wanted to reach out and see what others believe should be the LNAB for John.

A 2010 post on soc.genealogy.medieval mentions "an obscure CD-Rom publication, 'Staffordshire Landed Gentry' by Richard Williams, of which there is a copy in the British Library. He gives a Hynkeley pedigree with few references..."

  Thanks in advance!

WikiTree profile: John Hinckley
in Genealogy Help by Darlene Athey-Hill G2G6 Pilot (399k points)

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From surnamedb.com :

"Recorded as Hinckley, Hinckly, Hinkley, and Inchley, this is an English locational surname. It originates from the town of Hinckley in the county of Leicestershire, the place being first recorded in the famous Domoday Book of 1986 as Hinchelie..."

When the buzzards return to Hinckley in northeastern Ohio, it's a sign of spring. Wikipedia has a write up:  "A post office called Hinckley has been in operation since 1825. The community has the name of Judge Samuel Hinckley, a land speculatior from Massachusetts. A variant name was Hinckey Center..."
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)

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