Glasford History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Glasford family

The surname Glasford was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Glasford family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glasford research. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1300, 1306 and 1373 are included under the topic Early Glasford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Glasford Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Glassford, Glasford and others.

Early Notables of the Glasford family (pre 1700)

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Glasford migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glasford Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Richard Glasford, who settled in Maryland in 1720
  • James Glasford, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1727 [1]
  • John Glasford, who arrived in New England in 1741 [1]

Glasford migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glasford Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. John Glasford U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]

Glasford 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:

Glasford Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Elizabeth Glasford, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lord Burleigh" in 1856

Citations

  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. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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