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Glossip Early Origins



The surname Glossip was first found in Derbyshire at Glossop, a market town that is today within the Borough of High Peak. The place name is thought to be of Saxon origin derived from the Old English personal name "Glott" + hop as in "valley of a man called Glott." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Moving forward from the Saxon time, the Domesday Book lists the place as Old Glossop Lyfing in Longdendale and was listed as "the land of the King."[2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
William Peverell (c. 1040-c. 1115) (Latin: William Piperellus), a Norman knight, listed on "The Battle Abbey Roll" was granted the manor and lands by King William I. His father, William Peverell the Elder was probably a legitimate son of William the Conqueror and a Saxon princess named Maud Ingelrica. Today Old Gossop is a parish village and part of the town of Glossop.

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Glossip Spelling Variations


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Glossip Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glossop, Glossopp, Glassop, Glassupp, Glossup, Glossupp, Glasshope, Glosshope, Glossopp and many more.

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Glossip Early History


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Glossip Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glossip research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glossip History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glossip Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glossip Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands. The name also migrated to Australia but was not amongst the First Fleet of settlers..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glossip (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glossip (post 1700)



  • Richard Eugene Glossip (b. 1963), American man currently sitting on death row at Oklahoma State Penitentiary; he was convicted of commissioning the 1997 murder of Barry Van Treese under a plea bargain by Justin Sneed; he has always claimed his innocence

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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The Glossip Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glossip 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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