Cayley Placenames etc

A number of places are named after members of the Cayley family. They include:

  • Cayley, Alberta, Canada, a hamlet named after Hugh St Quentin Cayley (1857 – 1934), a Canadian lawyer, judge and politician
  • Mount Cayley, in the Cascades Range, British Columbia, named after Beverley Cochrane Cayley, a Canadian mountaineer
  • Cayley Mountain Resort, South Africa
  • Cayley glacier, North Graham Land, Antarctica, named in 1960 after Sir George Cayley (1773 – 1857), inventor and pioneer of aeronautics
  • Cayley Crater, and the nearby Cayley Formation, in the Mare Tranquillitatis on the Moon, named after Arthur Cayley (1821 – 1895), mathematician



  • Banksia Grove, Western Australia: Cayley Lane
  • Everton Park, Queensland: Cayley Street
  • Glendalough, Western Australia: Cayley Street
  • HMAS Cerberus, Victoria: Cayley Avenue
  • Punchbowl, New South Wales: Cayley Avenue
  • Trinity Beach, Queensland: Cayley Street
  • Werribee, Victoria: Cayley Lane (probably named after Warwick Calmady Cayley – see the page on the Cayley-Bradbury Line)


  • Brockton, Ontario: Cayley Street
  • Bruce, Ontario: Cayley Street
  • Dundas, Ontario: Cayley Street
  • Goderich, Ontario: Cayley Street
  • Kincardine, Ontario: Cayley Street
  • Norwich, Ontario: Cayley Street
  • Toronto, Ontario: Cayley Lane
  • Walkerton, Ontario: Cayley Street

United Kingdom

  • Brompton-by-Sawdon, Yorkshire: Cayley Lane
  • Heathrow Airport, London: Cayley Road, named after Sir George Cayley, 6th baronet
  • Tower Hamlets, London: Cayley Street, named after the mathematician Arthur Cayley
  • Hull, Yorkshire: Cayley Road in Anlaby
  • Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conway, Wales: Cayley Promenade
  • Rochdale, Greater Manchester: Cayley Street
  • Southall, London: Cayley Road
  • York, Yorkshire: Cayley Close
  • York, Yorkshire: George Cayley Drive


  • Cayley Arms, Allerston, North Yorkshire
  • Cayley Arms, Brompton, North Yorkshire
  • Cayley Flier, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay, Wales (formerly the Cayley Arms – renamed after a commemoration in Yorkshire of the first recorded manned flight in a glider designed by Sir George Cayley, the 6th Cayley baronet)
  • The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in central Cambridge has a Cayley suite for meetings and functions, named after the mathematician Arthur Cayley
  • Cayley Lodge, Winterton, South Africa


  • Cayley Park, Westland, Michigan, named in memory of Charles Cayley (1896 – 1964) of Westland


  • Cayley School, Tower Hamlets, London, named after the mathematician Arthur Cayley
  • Cayley Hall, Loughborough University, England, named after Sir George Cayley, the inventor and pioneer of aeronautics
  • Cayley College, Agidingbi, Nigeria