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Crockwell is an Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a grower of saffron, one of the most sought after and expensive spices.

Crockwell Early Origins



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

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Crockwell Spelling Variations


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Crockwell Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Crockwell has appeared include Croker, Crocker, Croager, Crough, Croaker, Croke and others.

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Crockwell Early History


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Crockwell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crockwell research. Another 386 words (28 lines of text) covering the year 1275 is included under the topic Early Crockwell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crockwell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crockwell Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Crockwell arrived in North America very early:

Crockwell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. C. Crockwell, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1894

Crockwell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Maggie Crockwell, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Drapenstown, in 1902
  • Mrs. A. Crockwell, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1902
  • Lawrence Crockwell, aged 26, who settled in America from St. John's, Newfoundland in 1905
  • Lillian C. Crockwell, aged 40, who landed in America, in 1909

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crockwell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crockwell (post 1700)



  • Leslie Horace William Crockwell (1887-1961), English cricketer from Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Carlyle McNeil Eugene Crockwell MBE (1932-2015), FIFA-certified Bermudian football referee
  • Mikkail Crockwell (b. 1990), Bermudian footballer
  • Fiqre Salassie Crockwell (b. 1985), Bermudian cricketer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Deus alit eos
Motto Translation: God feeds them.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Crockwell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crockwell 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 13 July 2015 at 16:25.

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