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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 arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ramillies" in 1849
  • James Glasscock, aged 38, a farm labourer, 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)



  • J.D. Glasscock, American writer and director, known for Burning Cigarettes (2014), Blade and Blood (2014) and Shadows of the Moon (2014)
  • Sarah Glasscock (b. 1952), American writer of fiction and education works
  • Mary Miller Glasscock (1872-1925), American First Lady of West Virginia (1909-1913)
  • William Ellsworth Glasscock (1862-1925), American Republican politician, 13th Governor of West Virginia from 1909 to 1913
  • Kenton Lee "Kent" Glasscock (b. 1952), American Republican politician from Manhattan, Kansas, Speaker of the House of the State of Kansas from 2001 to 2003
  • John Wesley "Jack" Glasscock (1859-1947), American Major League Baseball shortstop who played from 1879 to 1895; he won the 1890 batting title with a .336 average for the New York Giants
  • George Washington Glasscock (1810-1868), Texas settler, legislator, and businessman, eponym of Glasscock County and Georgetown, Texas
  • 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
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    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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