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The ancestors of the name Glasscock date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Glasscock family lived in the township of Glascott, in the parish of Tamworth in the county of Warwickshire.

Glasscock Early Origins



The surname Glasscock was first found in Warwickshire 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.

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Glasscock Spelling Variations


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Glasscock Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Glasscock are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Glasscock include: Glascock, Glascott, Glascote, Glascoke, Glascok, Glasscock, Glasscoke and many more.

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Glasscock Early History


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Glasscock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glasscock research. Another 301 words (22 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glasscock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glasscock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glasscock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glasscock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glasscock In Ireland


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Glasscock In Ireland



Some of the Glasscock family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 106 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Glasscock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Glasscock, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAMILIES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ramillies.htm
  • James Glasscock, aged 38, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1859 aboard the ship "Escort"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glasscock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glasscock (post 1700)



  • William Ellsworth Glasscock (1862-1925), American Republican politician, Governor of West Virginia, 1909-13; Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1912, 1924
  • Wade Glasscock, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Kentucky State House of Representatives 18th District, 1975
  • Perry Glasscock, American politician, U.S. Consul in Baracoa, 1898
  • Terrance L. Glasscock, American politician, Mayor of Manhattan, Kansas, 1979-80
  • Leonard M. Glasscock, American politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Newport, Kentucky, 1967
  • Lee Glasscock, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Paris, Texas, 1940
  • Kent Glasscock, American Republican politician, Mayor of Manhattan, Kansas, 1989-90; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 2001-02
  • George Washington Glasscock (1810-1879), American politician, Member of Texas State Legislature
  • George W. Glasscock, American politician, Member of Texas State Senate 20th District, 1905-06
  • Benjamin L. Glasscock, American politician, Mayor of Morgantown, West Virginia, 1952-53
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RAMILIES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ramillies.htm

Other References

  1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  11. ...

The Glasscock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glasscock 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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