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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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Moorcroft Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. 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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