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Whitlox History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Whitlox comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name for a person with white hair. Looking back further, we find the name Whitlox was derived from the Old English words whit, meaning white and lock, meaning tress or hair.

Early Origins of the Whitlox family


The surname Whitlox was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Whitlox family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitlox research.
Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1657, 1624, 1570, 1632, 1610, 1622, 1605, 1675, 1631, 1701, 1654 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Whitlox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Whitlox Spelling Variations


Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Whitlox has undergone many spelling variations, including Whitlock, Whitelock, Witlock and others.

Early Notables of the Whitlox family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include Sir James Whitelocke SL (1570-1632), an English judge and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1610 and 1622; Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke (1605-1675), an...
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Migration of the Whitlox family to Ireland


Some of the Whitlox family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Whitlox family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Whitlox were among those contributors: Thomas and Ann Whitlock, who settled in Virginia in 1638; William Whitelock settled in Barbados in 1776.

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