Wortley could refer to:


  • Wortley, South Yorkshire - village south of Barnsley, South Yorkshire
    • Wortley railway station
    • Wortley Hall a stately home in Wortley, South Yorkshire
    • Wortley Rural District
  • Wortley, West Yorkshire - district of Leeds, West Yorkshire


  • Alexander Wortley (b. 1899-1980), English naval veteran eccentric
  • Dana Wortley (b. 1959), Australian politician
  • Russell Wortley, Australian politician
  • Sir Edward Wortley Montagu (1678-1761), British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire
  • Edward Wortley Montagu (1713-1776), English author
  • Francis Wortley (High Sheriff of Derbyshire) (fl. 1570s)
  • George C. Wortley (b. 1926), former American politician
  • James Stuart-Wortley (disambiguation), several people
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762), English aristocrat and writer
  • Stuart-Wortley, several people
  • Thomas Spencer-Wortley (b. 1982), English classical singer

Other articles related to "wortley":

Earl Of Wharncliffe - Earls of Wharncliffe (1876)
... Edward Montagu Stuart Granville Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Wharncliffe (1827–1899) Francis John Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 2nd Earl of Wharncliffe (1856–1926) Archibald ... The heir apparent is the present holder's eldest son Reed Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, Viscount Carlton (b ...
... Stuart-Wortley is the name of James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie (1747–1818), British politician and soldier John Stuart-Wortley (1773–1797), British politician ...
John Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 2nd Baron Wharncliffe - Background
... by the Marquess of Bute, Wharncliffe was the son of James Stuart-Wortley, 1st Baron Wharncliffe, and his wife Lady Caroline Elizabeth Mary Crichton, daughter of John Crichton ... He was the elder brother of Charles Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie and James Stuart-Wortley ...
Sir Edward Wortley Montagu
... Sir Edward Wortley Montagu (8 February 1678 – 22 January 1761) was British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, husband of the writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and father of the writer and traveller Edward Wortley Montagu ... Son of Sidney Wortley Montagu and grandson of Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, a Cambridge graduate and lawyer, Wortley Montagu was educated at Westminster School, Trinity College, Cambridge (1693 ... He succeeded his father in 1727, inheriting Wortley Hall ...
Archibald Stuart-Wortley (painter)
... Archibald John Stuart-Wortley (27 May 1849–11 October 1905), was a British painter and illustrator ... Stuart-Wortley was the eldest son of the Hon ... James Stuart-Wortley, youngest son of James Stuart-Wortley, 1st Baron Wharncliffe ...

Famous quotes containing the word wortley:

    Life is too short for a long story.
    —Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689–1762)