Babstock History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Babstock has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the personal name Bartholomew. Bat(e) was a pet form of this personal name and when combined with 'cock' which was a common suffix for other names like Wilcox, Simcock and others became Batcock.

Early Origins of the Babstock family

The surname Babstock was first found in Worcestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Babstock family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Babstock research. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1622, 1698, 1668 and 1814 are included under the topic Early Babstock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Babstock Spelling Variations

Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Babstock include Babcock, Badcock, Babbcock, Batcock, Badcocke and many more.

Early Notables of the Babstock family (pre 1700)

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Australia Babstock migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Babstock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Babstock, aged 27, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Standard" [1]
  • Hannah Babstock, aged 26, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan" [2]
  • Marie Babstock, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan" [2]

Rosedale Sawmill
  • Miss Adeline Babstock (1897-1913), Newfoundlander from Eastport who was working on the 2nd July 1913 at the Rosedale Sawmill when there was an explosion, she died


  1. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STANDARD 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1852.shtml.
  2. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 25th October 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Lord Raglan 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/lordraglan1854.shtml


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