Early Origins of the Frowick family
The surname Frowick was first found in Hertfordshire
. However, one of the first records of the family was found as de Frowyk from of Old Ford, Middlesex, who were prominent London merchants for many years. Roger de Frowyk, built a mansion at Seething Lane around 1303, was a goldsmith by trade and later a Crown official. John Frowyk was Lord Chancellor of Ireland
and Prior of the Hospitallers in Ireland
Early History of the Frowick family
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Frowick Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Frowick were recorded, including Frowick, Frowke, Froweck, Frowyke, Frowk, Frock and others.
Early Notables of the Frowick family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Frowick family to Ireland
Some of the Frowick family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Frowick family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Frowick family emigrate to North America:
Frowick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Max Frowick, aged 30, originally from Lunvich, who arrived in New York in 1905 aboard the ship "Ryndam" from Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France CITATION[CLOSE]
"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFS7-4ZP : 6 December 2014), Max Frowick, 11 Jul 1905; citing departure port Boulogne-Sur-Mer, arrival port New York, ship name Ryndam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Contemporary Notables of the name Frowick (post 1700)
- Roy Halston Frowick (1932-1990), known simply as Halston, an American clothing designer of the 1970s
- Robert Frowick, American Ambassador, formerly of the U.S. State Department and an OSCE representative, currently a USIP grantee, writing a book on Bosnia