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The name Crochforthey has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in Crockford, a remote village in the county of Oxford. This place-name is derived from the Old English word Cocford, which referred to those individuals who lived by the ford of potters.

Crochforthey Early Origins



The surname Crochforthey was first found in Surrey where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Crochforthey Early History


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Crochforthey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crochforthey research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 121 and 1214 are included under the topic Early Crochforthey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crochforthey Spelling Variations


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Crochforthey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Crochforthey have been found, including Crockford, Crockfords, Crocford, Crochford and many more.

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Crochforthey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crochforthey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Crochforthey, or a variant listed above: James Crockford who landed in Boston, Massachusetts, in the year 1651; and started a family from which many of the North American Crockfords are descended. Another John Crockford landed in 1750..

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