The Scraggs surname is of uncertain origin, but was related to a Middle English word used to describe 'stunted growth' of foliage.
The surname Scraggs was first found in Peebles-shire in the lands of Stobo where they held a
at Scrogges from the 12th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scraggs research.Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1436, 1449, 1439, 1623, 1683, 1678, 1681, 1639, 1669, 1669, 1652 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Scraggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Scroggs, Scrogges, Scrogs, Scroggis, Scruggs, Scroggin, Scroggins and many more.
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir William Scroggs (1623-1683), an English jurist, who became Lord Chief Justice of England
(1678-1681) who presided over some of the Popish Plot trials. His daughter Ann married into the distinguished Popham family of Littlecott.
Sir William's parents is somewhat doubtful, but his father, who is described as William Scroggs of Deddington 'pleb.', was probably a... Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scraggs Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.