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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
  • Albert Glassford, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 21st District, 1932
  • 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



  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

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  3. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  9. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. 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.

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