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Glossop Early Origins



The surname Glossop 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 Ingelri ca. Today Old Gossop is a parish village and part of the town of Glossop.

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Glossop Spelling Variations


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Glossop 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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Glossop Early History


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Glossop Early History



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

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Glossop Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glossop Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Glossop Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eliz. Glossop, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1893
  • William Glossop, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Joseph O. B. Glossop, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1896

Glossop Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Glossop, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Wearte, England, in 1911
  • Charles Glossop, aged 57, who landed in America from Sheffield, England, in 1916
  • Joseph Glossop, aged 62, who settled in America from Manchester, England, in 1917
  • Millicent Glossop, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Manchester, England, in 1923
  • Sthepen Glossop, aged 47, who landed in America from Liverpool, England, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Glossop (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Glossop (post 1700)



  • Jack Glossop, American assistant production co-ordinator, known for his work on The Trip to Italy (2014), Hello Carter (2013) and Jungle Book (2018)
  • Alban "Al" Glossop (1914-1991), American Major League Baseball second baseman
  • Charles "Charlie" Henry Glossop (b. 1903), English professional rugby league footballer
  • John Collings Taswell Glossop (1871-1934), English-born naval officer best known as the captain of the Australian cruiser HMAS Sydney during the Battle of Cocos
  • Peter Glossop (1928-2008), English baritone who was the only Englishman to have sung Verdi's great tragic baritone roles at La Scala, Milan
  • Mick Glossop, English record producer and recording engineer
  • Clifford William Hudson Glossop (1901-1975), British Conservative Party politician, Member of Parliament (MP) from 1931 to 1935 and from 1945 to 1947
  • Ted Glossop (b. 1998), Australian rugby league footballer and coach

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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. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  6. 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.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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