Grocock History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Grocock family

The surname Grocock was first found in Worcestershire where the family was first referenced in the year 1275 when Margeria Groucok was listed as holding lands in the Subsidy Rolls at that time. William Grucock was listed in the Assize Rolls of Staffordshire in 1312. [1]

Early History of the Grocock family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grocock research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1312, 1455, 1487, 1607, 1689, 1641 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Grocock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Grocock Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Growcock, Growcott, Groucott, Groucock, Growcot, Grocot, Grewcot, Grocott, Groocot, Groocott, Grewcott, Grew, Grewe, Grucock, Grucott, Grucot, Groow and many more.

Early Notables of the Grocock family (pre 1700)

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grocock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Canada Grocock migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grocock Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Bridget Grocock, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • John Grocock, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • William Grocock, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

Australia Grocock migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Grocock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Winfield Grocock, English convict who was convicted in Derby, Derbyshire, England for life, transported aboard the "Blundell" on 13th March 1844, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Grocock (post 1700) +

  • Mr. Brian Grocock (b. 1936), British councillor, held the position of Sheriff of Nottingham, England from 2008 to 2009


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 25th October 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/blundell


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