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Shorrocks Early Origins



The surname Shorrocks 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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Shorrocks Spelling Variations


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Shorrocks Spelling Variations



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

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Shorrocks Early History


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Shorrocks Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shorrocks 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 Shorrocks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shorrocks Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shorrocks 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 Shorrocks 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 or some of its variants were: James Shorrock, who arrived in United States or West Indies in 1747; David Shorrock, who settled in United States or West Indies in 1747; James Sharrock, who settled in Martinique in 1747.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shorrocks (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shorrocks (post 1700)



  • Ernest Shorrocks (1875-1916), English cricketer who played in one first-class cricket match for Somerset in the 1905 season
  • Anthony Shorrocks, English contemporary economist, former Professor at the London School of Economics, developer of the Shorrocks index
  • Anthony Shorrocks, British Music Professor at the University of Liverpool
  • Dr. Julie Shorrocks, British Research Assistant in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire
  • Ray Shorrocks, Australian Executive Director at Patersons Securities Limited

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. 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).
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    11. ...

    The Shorrocks Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shorrocks 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 20 May 2014 at 09:44.

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