Skirrow History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Skirrow family

The surname Skirrow was first found in Yorkshire probably derived from the village named Sharow, which is about a mile from Ripon but may be possibly be from "some spot nearer the Lancashire border of the West Riding. " [1]

"Sharrow Lodge is a handsome mansion, commanding a fine view over the vale of Ure." [2]

Early History of the Skirrow family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Skirrow research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1570, 1634, 1638, 1379 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Skirrow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Skirrow Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Skirrow, Scirrow, Sharow, Skarrow, Sharrow, Skerow, Skerowe, Skirroe, Scurry, Skurry, Skirow and many more.

Early Notables of the Skirrow family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Skirrow family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..


Contemporary Notables of the name Skirrow (post 1700) +

  • Harry Skirrow, creator of "The Skirrow", an English automobile manufactured from 1936 until 1939


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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