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Fishlock Early Origins



The surname Fishlock was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1204 when Simon of Fishlake was recorded on tax rolls. Fishlake was an ancient village recorded in the Domesday Book. In the earlier Saxon it was called Fixcale. In 1086 it was held by William Warrene, a Norman line which would later become the Earls of Warwick. Conjecturally, the Fishlocks or Fishlakes may be descended from the Norman Baron or a relative.

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Fishlock Spelling Variations


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Fishlock Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Fishlock has been recorded under many different variations, including Fishlake, Fishlock, Fitchlock, Fiscoke, Fishlok and others.

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Fishlock Early History


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Fishlock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fishlock research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1366, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Fishlock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fishlock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fishlock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fishlock 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fishlock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Fishlock arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  • Mary Fishlock arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  • George Fishlock arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  • Ann Fishlock arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm
  • Joseph Fishlock arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Phoebe" in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fishlock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fishlock (post 1700)



  • Laurence Barnard Fishlock (1907-1986), English cricketer who played in 4 Tests from 1936 to 1947

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Fishlock Historic Events


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Fishlock Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Arthur Grey Fishlock, British Leading Cook, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Fishlock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fishlock 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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