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The surname Glovere is derived from the Old English word "glof," and was an occupational name for a glove maker, an important trade during medieval times.

Glovere Early Origins



The surname Glovere was first found in Norfolk where William le Glouere was on record in 1250. A Richard le Glovere was listed in Bedfordshire in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Later, another branch of the family was found at Baxterley in Warwickshire. "The church is in the Norman style, having been built in the reign of William the Conqueror: the tower was rebuilt in 1607, by Hugo Glover, brother of Mrs. Lewis who was burnt at Coventry for her adherence to the Protestant faith, during the Popish persecution in the reign of Mary, and whose remains were interred in the church." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Glovere Spelling Variations


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Glovere Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glover, Glovere and others.

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Glovere Early History


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Glovere Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glovere research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1296, 1426, 1601, 1602, 1602, 1618, 1688, 1680 and are included under the topic Early Glovere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glovere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Glovere Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include George Glover (d. 1618), English artist; and Goodwife Ann "Goody" Glover (died 1688), Irish Roman Catholic who Oliver Cromwell sold her into slavery and sent her to the Barbados, by 1680 she was in Boston working as a...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glovere Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Glovere In Ireland


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Glovere In Ireland



Some of the Glovere family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Charles Glover, who settled in Boston after sailing the Atlantic on the ship, "Lion." He purchased additional lands in Salem in 1632. Henry Glover landed in New England in 1634 and by the mid-1700's, the Glovers occupied territory in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina..

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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The Glovere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Glovere 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 16 March 2016 at 09:38.

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