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Early Origins of the Glassford family


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.

Early History of the Glassford family


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Glassford Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Glassford family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Glassford family to the New World and Oceana


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

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


  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


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