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Sturrock Early Origins



The surname Sturrock was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat at Craquhy near Dunnichen, a small village 3.5 miles from Forfar on the east coast where Alexander Sturrock held part of the village of Craquhy.

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Sturrock Spelling Variations


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Sturrock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sturrock, Sturrok, Storrak, Storrack, Storek, Sturrack, Sturrach and many more.

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Sturrock Early History


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Sturrock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sturrock research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1448 is included under the topic Early Sturrock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sturrock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sturrock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sturrock 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:

Sturrock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Margaret Sturrock, who came to East New Jersey in 1684

Sturrock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Sturrock, who settled in Antigua (Antego) in 1716

Sturrock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Sturrock, who came to North America in 1837

Sturrock Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Sturrock, who settled in Quebec in 1837
  • Charles Sturrock, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sturrock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sturrock (post 1700)



  • Blair David Sturrock (b. 1981), Scottish footballer
  • Archibald Sturrock (1816-1909), Scottish mechanical engineer, Chief Mechanical Engineer of Great Northern Railway (1850 – 1866)
  • Paul Whitehead Sturrock (b. 1956), Scottish football manager
  • John Duncan "Jan" Sturrock (1915-1974), English gold and silver medalist rower who competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics and the 1938 British Empire Games
  • John Sturrock (1878-1943), Scottish newspaper publisher and politician
  • Peter Andrew Sturrock Ph.D., (b. 1924), British scientist, specialist in astrophysics, plasma physics, and solar physics, from 1992 to 1998, he was director of the Center for Space Science and Astrophysics, and from 1981 to 2001 was President of the Society for Scientific Exploration
  • Alexander "Jock" Stuart Sturrock MBE (1915-1997), Australian America's Cup yachtsman, Australian of the Year in 1963
  • June Sturrock Ph.D., Professor in the Department of English at Simon Fraser University and Associate Director of the university’s Graduate Liberal Studies Program

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Sturrock Historic Events


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Sturrock Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Arthur Ferrier Sturrock, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died during the sinking

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Sturrock Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. 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.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Sturrock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sturrock 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 13 November 2014 at 16:22.

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