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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shorrock research.Another 137 words (10 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.
of this family name include: Shorrock, Shorock, Sharrock, Shurrock, Sharrox, Sharrocks and many more.
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.