Crozier History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Crozier family

The surname Crozier was first found in Liddesdale, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Crozier family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crozier research. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) covering the year 1587 is included under the topic Early Crozier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Crozier Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Crozier, Crosier, Croyser, Crosar, Crozer and others.

Early Notables of the Crozier family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Crozier family to Ireland

Some of the Crozier family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Crozier migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Crozier Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Crozier, who landed in Virginia in 1636 [1]
Crozier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Win Crozier, aged 26, who landed in New York, NY in 1803 [1]
  • William Crozier, who arrived in America in 1805 [1]
  • Livy Crozier, who arrived in America in 1805 [1]
  • Agnes Crozier, who arrived in New England in 1805
  • Agnes Crozier, who arrived in America in 1805 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Australia Crozier migration to Australia +

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

Crozier Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Richard Crozier, (b. 1830), aged 24, Cornish stonecutter, from Penryn, Cornwall, UK travelling aboard the ship "Lady Elgin" arriving in New South Wales, Australia on 4th August 1854 [2]
  • John Crozier, aged 44, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Telegraph"
  • John Crozier, aged 20, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Amazon"

New Zealand Crozier migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Crozier Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • George Crozier, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of the Avon" in 1859
  • Mr. Robert Crozier, (b. 1842), aged 23, British bricklayer travelling from London aboard the ship "Greyhound" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 7th May 1865 [3]
  • Mrs. Mary Ann Crozier, (b. 1844), aged 21, British miliner travelling from London aboard the ship "Greyhound" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 7th May 1865 [3]
  • Mr. A. Crozier, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Glenmark" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 12th December 1868 [3]
  • Mr. John Crozier, (b. 1846), aged 22, British farm labourer travelling from London aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 8th February 1869 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Crozier (post 1700) +

  • Wilmot F. Crozier, American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1919, 1931 [4]
  • Will E. Crozier, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1984 [4]
  • Robert Crozier (1827-1895), American Republican politician, U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1861-64; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1873-74 [4]
  • Linda Crozier, American Democrat politician, Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008 [4]
  • John Hervey Crozier (1812-1889), American politician, Member of Tennessee State Legislature; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1845-49 [4]
  • John Crozier, American politician, Postmaster at Knoxville, Tennessee, 1797-1838 [4]
  • H. E. Crozier, American politician, Mayor of Hawthorne, California, 1952-53 [4]
  • George W. Crozier, American politician, Circuit Judge in Iowa 6th District, 1885-86 [4]
  • George H. Crozier, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920 [4]
  • Douglas G. Crozier, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1943-45 [4]
  • ... (Another 16 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1850_59.pdf
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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