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Moorcroft Early Origins



The surname Moorcroft was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Moorcroft Spelling Variations


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Moorcroft Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moorcroft, Moorecroft, Morecroft, Morecrofte and others.

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Moorcroft Early History


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Moorcroft Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moorcroft research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1634 is included under the topic Early Moorcroft History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Moorcroft Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Moorcroft Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Moorcroft 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:

Moorcroft Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Moorcroft, aged 29, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Indian"
  • Joseph Moorcroft arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indian" in 1849
  • Catherine Moorcroft arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Condor" in 1851
  • John Moorcroft arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Condor" in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Moorcroft (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Moorcroft (post 1700)



  • Nick Moorcroft (b. 1979), English screenwriter and film producer
  • David Robert Moorcroft MBE, OBE (b. 1953), former English middle and long distance runner
  • William Moorcroft (1767-1825), English explorer
  • William Moorcroft (1872-1945), English potter, from Staffordshire who won many prizes for his work in Paris, Brussels and Ameri ca. He was appointed potter to the crown in 1928
  • Gary Moorcroft (b. 1976), Australian rules football player

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See Also


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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. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. 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. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Moorcroft Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moorcroft 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 December 2014 at 12:56.

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