Early Origins of the Hogwood family
The surname Hogwood was first found in Sussex
where the family name was first referenced in the year 1230 when John Hackwude held estates in that county. Over one hundred
years later, John de Haukwode was listed in the Feet of Fines of 1343 and John de Hawkwod was listed in the Assize Rolls of Essex
in 1351. CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Sir John Hawkwood (c.
1320-1394) was an English mercenary or condottiere active in 14th century Italy. The name literally means "the wood frequented by hawks." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Hogwood family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hogwood research.Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487 and 1394 are included under the topic Early Hogwood History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hogwood Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Hogwood has been recorded under many different variations, including Hackwood, Hakewood, Hawkwood, Haykwood, Hakwood, Ackwood, Akwood, Hackward and many more.
Early Notables of the Hogwood family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include the Hackwood of Sussex; and Sir John Hawkwood (died 1394), an English mercenary who was active in 14th century Italy. Known by the French as "Jean Haccoude" and the Italians as "Giovanni Acuto" he served first the Pope and then various groups in Italy for... Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hogwood Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Hogwood family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Hogwood Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- James Hogwood, who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1783
Contemporary Notables of the name Hogwood (post 1700)
- Christopher Jarvis Haley Hogwood (b. 1941), CBE, well-known British conductor, harpsichordist, writer and scholar