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Shorrock Early Origins



The surname Shorrock was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1332 when Richard de Shorrock held estates at Shorrock Green in that county.

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Shorrock Spelling Variations


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Shorrock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Shorrock, Shorock, Sharrock, Shurrock, Sharrox, Sharrocks and many more.

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Shorrock Early History


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Shorrock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shorrock research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1682, 1455, 1487, 1761, 1639, 1642, 1630, 1684 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Shorrock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shorrock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shorrock Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Robert Sharrock, English Rector of Drayton Parslow from 1639 to 1642; and his son, Robert Sharrock (1630-1684), an English churchman and...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shorrock 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:

Shorrock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ralph Shorrock, who settled in New York, NY in 1832
  • James E. Shorrock, aged 19, who landed in America from Blackburn, in 1893
  • Ebenezer Shorrock, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1896

Shorrock Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Wm. Shorrock, who landed in America from Brindle, in 1905
  • Henry Shorrock, aged 29, who settled in America from Stockport, England, in 1907
  • Elizabeth Ann Shorrock, aged 20, who landed in America from Beddish, England, in 1907
  • Ernest Shorrock, aged 0, who emigrated to the United States from Stockport, England, in 1907
  • Mary Alice Shorrock, aged 28, who landed in America from Stockport, England, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shorrock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shorrock (post 1700)



  • Tim Shorrock (b. 1951), American writer and commentator on US foreign policy
  • Eccles Shorrock (1827-1889), English cotton Industrialist in Lancashire, who built the India Mil
  • Glenn Barrie Shorrock (b. 1944), English born Australian singer and songwriter, best known as a founding member of rock band, "The Little River Band"
  • Arthur Gostick Shorrock (1861-1945), British pioneer Baptist missionary in China

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Shorrock Historic Events


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Shorrock Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Stanley H A Shorrock (b. 1909), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Spotley, Sussex, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    11. ...

    The Shorrock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shorrock 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 30 April 2016 at 18:52.

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