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Harcus Early Origins



The surname Harcus was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat in the lands of Hardcarse in the parish of Fogo in that shire. The first on record was Adam Harcarse who was Abbott of Newbattle Abbey, and later in 1219 became Abbott of Melrose Abbey.

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Harcus Spelling Variations


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Harcus Spelling Variations



The name Harcus, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Harecars, Harecarse, Harcars, Harcarse, Harkess, Harcors, Harcorse, Harcourse, Harkars, Harcus, Harkass, Harcas, Harkes, Harks, Harcase, Arcas, Arcus and many more.

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Harcus Early History


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Harcus Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harcus research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1254, 1296, 1306, 1325, and 1539 are included under the topic Early Harcus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harcus Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harcus Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Harcus Notables 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 were:

Harcus Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • James Harcus, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1907

Harcus Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Harcus, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • William Harcus, aged 22, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoebe Dunbar" between 1841 and 1850
  • Ann Harcus, aged 20, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoebe Dunbar" between 1841 and 1850
  • Jane Harcus, aged 11, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoebe Dunbar" between 1841 and 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harcus (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harcus (post 1700)



  • Eliza Oliver Harcus (1851-1926), English-born, Australian author and poet, oldest daughter of William Harcus
  • William Harcus (1823-1876), English Congregationalist minister who emigrated in 1860 with his wife and children to South Australia, where he later turned journalist and editor of the Handbook of South Australia and South Australia, its History, Resources and Productions
  • Susan "Sue" Harcus (b. 1954), former Australian women's basketball player and coach who played for the Australia women's national basketball team during the 1970s and competed for Australia at the 1975 World Championship
  • Graham Harcus, appointed by the Queen to the position of Lay Inspector of Constabulary in 1998
  • Rear Admiral Ronald Albert Harcus, Assistant Chief of Fleet Support, Ministry of Defence (Navy)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Harcus Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harcus 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 22 June 2017 at 07:53.

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