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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. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. 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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