The Jeffcott name is an important part of the history of the ancient Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. Jeffcott is derived from the baptismal name for the son of Geoffrey
Early Origins of the Jeffcott family
The surname Jeffcott was first found in Worcestershire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Jeffcott family
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Jeffcott Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Jeffcott were recorded, including Jefcott, Jeffcott, Jefcote, Jeffcoat, Jefcock and many more.
Early Notables of the Jeffcott family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Jeffcott family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Jeffcott Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- John Jeffcott, a carpenter, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
- John William Jeffcott, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Isabella" in 1837 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif
Jeffcott Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Lizzie Jeffcott, aged 25, a dressmaker, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "India" in 1875