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The Anglo-Saxon name Bowcott comes from the family having resided in Boycott, an estate in the county of Salop.

Bowcott Early Origins



The surname Bowcott was first found in Salop where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William n 1066 A.D.

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Bowcott Spelling Variations


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Bowcott Spelling Variations



Bowcott has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Boycott, Boycotte, Boykett, Bowcott and others.

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Bowcott Early History


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Bowcott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bowcott research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1832, 1897 and 1880 are included under the topic Early Bowcott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bowcott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bowcott Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bowcott Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bowcott In Ireland


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Bowcott In Ireland



Some of the Bowcott family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Bowcotts to arrive on North American shores: Jarvis Boykett who settled in Charles Town Massachusetts in 1637.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bowcott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bowcott Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 November 2013 at 15:12.

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