Pollock History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


United States Pollock migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pollock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Bearer of Pollock include John Pollock, who settled in Perth Amboy, NJ in 1685
  • John Pollock, who landed in Perth Amboy, NJ in 1685 [1]
  • Bessie Pollock, who arrived in America in 1695
Pollock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Charles Pollock, who arrived in America in 1783 [1]
  • Carlisie Pollock, who landed in New York in 1789 [1]
  • James Pollock, aged 48, who landed in New York in 1798 [1]
Pollock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Pollock, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1802
  • Jane Pollock, aged 30, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1805 [1]
  • Mary Pollock, aged 38, who arrived in Maine in 1812 [1]
  • Samuel Pollock, aged 25, who arrived in New York in 1812 [1]
  • Sarah Pollock, aged 37, who landed in Maine in 1812 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Pollock Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Benjamin Pollock, who arrived in Mississippi in 1902 [1]

Canada Pollock migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pollock Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Alexander Pollock, who arrived in New Brunswick in 1816
  • Robert Pollock, aged 20, who landed in Quebec in 1834
  • Agnes Pollock, was on record in Ontario in 1841
  • Mr. Isaac Pollock, aged 6 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship " Yorkshire Lass" departing from the port of Yorkshire Lass, Killala but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [2]

Australia Pollock migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Pollock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Alexander Pollock, (Polack), (b. 1809), aged 10, Scottish Solider who was convicted in Guînes, Pas-de-Calais, France for life for house breaking, transported aboard the "Canada" on 23rd April 1819, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [3]
  • Mr. William Pollock, Irish farm labourer from County Down, Ireland who was convicted in Dumfries, Scotland for life, transported aboard the "Caledonia" on 5th July 1820, arriving in Tasmania ( Van Diemen's Land) [4]
  • John Pollock, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Glenswilly" in 1839 [5]
  • Miss Margaret Pollock, (b. 1823), aged 18, Irish house servant from County Tyrone, Ireland departing on 8th July 1841 from Greenock, Scotland aboard the ship "New York Packet" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 23rd October 1841 [6]
  • Miss Mary Ann Pollock, (b. 1820), aged 21, Irish house servant from County Tyrone, Ireland departing on 8th July 1841 from Greenock, Scotland aboard the ship "New York Packet" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 23rd October 1841 [7]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

New Zealand Pollock migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Pollock Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Pollock, aged 21, a farm servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bengal Merchant" in 1840
  • Janet Pollock, aged 30, a housemaid, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1841
  • Robert Pollock, aged 29, a smith, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1841
  • Miss Janet Pollock, (b. 1810), aged 30, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Olympus" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 20th April 1841 [8]
  • Mr. Robert Pollock, (b. 1811), aged 29, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Olympus" arriving in Wellington, New Zealand on 20th April 1841 [8]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Pollock (post 1700) +

  • Thomas Philip "Tom" Pollock (1943-2020), American film producer and studio executive
  • Robert Mason "Bob" Pollock (1917-2016), American television screenwriters and producers who worked with his wife Eileen "Mike" Pollock in the field, responsible for the long-running 1980s series Dynasty
  • Jessie Pollock, American gold and two time sliver Olympic medalist for archery at the 1904 Summer Games
  • Eileen "Mike" Pollock (1926-2012), American television screenwriter and producer
  • Captain Edwin Taylor Pollock (1870-1943), American sailor awarded the Navy Cross during WW1 [9]
  • James Pollock (1810-1890), American politician, governor of Pennsylvania from 1855-1858
  • Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), American abstract expressionist painter
  • Channing Pollock (1880-1946), American author and drama critic
  • Donald D. Pollock, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1972 [10]
  • D. W. Pollock, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1888 [10]
  • ... (Another 37 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

HMS Repulse
  • Mr. Thomas Pollock, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died in the sinking [11]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 51)
  3. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 9th December 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/canada
  4. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 25th November 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/caledonia
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GLENSWILLY 1839 (also called DAWSONS). Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Glenswilly.htm
  6. ^ Ship Voyages to New South Wales (Retrieved 18th November 2020). Retrieved from http://indexes.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.aspx?Page=NRS5316/4_4782/New%20York%20Packet_23%20Oct%201841/4_478200095.jpg&No=262
  7. ^ Ship Voyages to New South Wales (Retrieved 18th November 2020). Retrieved from http://indexes.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.aspx?Page=NRS5316/4_4782/New%20York%20Packet_23%20Oct%201841/4_478200095.jpg&No=263
  8. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  9. ^ Edwin Pollock. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Edwin Pollock. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Taylor_Pollock
  10. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  11. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html


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