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Glassford Early Origins



The surname Glassford 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.

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Glassford Spelling Variations


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Glassford Spelling Variations



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

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Glassford Early History


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Glassford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glassford research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1300, 1306 and 1373 are included under the topic Early Glassford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glassford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glassford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Glassford 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:

Glassford Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Allan Glassford, aged 4, who emigrated to America from Glasgow, in 1904
  • Eliza Glassford, aged 27, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1904
  • Nora Glassford, aged 30, who emigrated to America from Glasgow, in 1905
  • Saml. Glassford, aged 3, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1905
  • David Glassford, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Glassford Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Glassford U.E. who settled in Osnabruck [South Stormont], Stormont County, Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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
  • Mr. John Glassford U.E. who settled in Matilda [South Dundas], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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
  • Mr. Lytle Glassford U.E., "Lyttle" who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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
  • Mr. Paul Glassford U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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
  • Mr. Robert Glassford U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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

Glassford Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Hugh Glassford, aged 43, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1911
  • Jennie Glassford, aged 66, who emigrated to Sault St. Marie, Canada, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glassford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glassford (post 1700)



  • James William "Bill" Glassford (1914-2016), American football player and coach who lived to be 102 years old
  • Vice Admiral William A. Glassford, U.S. Navy officer who served during World War II
  • Leo R. Glassford, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920; Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from St. Clair County 2nd District, 1932 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Albert Glassford, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 21st District, 1932 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Glassford of Dougalston and Whitehill (1715-1783), Scottish Tobacco Lord who owned tobacco plantations in Virginia and Maryland
  • John Glassford (b. 1946), retired English cricketer

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Citations


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  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  2. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  5. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Glassford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glassford 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.

This page was last modified on 3 October 2016 at 14:06.

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