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

Famous quotes containing the word wortley:

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