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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish
The Crough surname in England is said to descend from Nicholas Le Blount, who was outlawed and exiled after having worked to try and restore Richard II (reign 1377-1399) to the throne. It is said that he returned to England, with his name changed to Croke.
The surname Crough was first found in Shropshire, where the name is believed to originated. The people of Norman heritage bearing this surname have a long and interesting recorded history in which we find them in Scotland, Ireland and England.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Croke, Crough, Croak, Croc, Crok, Croake and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crough research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1489, 1558, 1625, 1649, 1553, 1620, 1588, 1660, 1614, 1629, 1609, 1680, 1640, 1643, 1593, 1671, 1628, 1640, 1625, 1683, 1654, 1657, 1636, 1671, 1661 and 1671 are included under the topic Early Crough History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable among the family at this time was Richard Croke (c.1489-1558), English classical scholar, tutor and agent of Henry VIII; Sir George Croke of Studley, eminent Judge under Charles I (reign 1625-1649); Sir John Croke (1553-1620), Speaker of the English House of Commons; Sir Henry Croke (1588-1660), an English landowner, office...
Another 102 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crough Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Crough family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Crough Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Crough Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Crough Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crough 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.
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