Edward Thorningley 1
"The Thornhill family can be traced to several generations of that name, or variations of it - Thorningley, Thornalow, Thornalough, Thornell to name but a few - that lived in Chellaston, a village in south-east Derbyshire. The earliest we have traced is Edward Thorningley who was born about 1675."
Edward married Elizabeth.
1 David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk.