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Woodcock Early Origins



The surname Woodcock was first found in Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times. Their ancient Anglo/Saxon name was Wudu-coc.

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Woodcock Spelling Variations


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Woodcock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Woodcock, Woodcocke, Woodkooke, Woodcott, Wudcock and many more.

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Woodcock Early History


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Woodcock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woodcock research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1850, 1603 and 1646 are included under the topic Early Woodcock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woodcock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woodcock Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woodcock Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woodcock In Ireland


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Woodcock In Ireland



Some of the Woodcock family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Woodcock Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Woodcock settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1630
  • John Woodcock settled in Boston in 1635
  • Joshua Woodcock settled in Bermuda in 1635
  • Josua Woodcock, aged 11, landed in Bermuda in 1635
  • George Woodcock settled in Virginia in 1636
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Woodcock Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Woodcock, who landed in Virginia in 1718
  • Robert Woodcock, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Job Woodcock, who arrived in New England in 1761

Woodcock Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Woodcock, aged 38, arrived in Massachusetts in 1812
  • Frederick Woodcock, who landed in Arkansas in 1882

Woodcock Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ernest E Woodcock, who arrived in Arkansas in 1900

Woodcock Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Abraham Woodcock U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Abraham Woodcock Sr., U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. John Woodcock Sr., U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Abraham Woodcock U.E. who settled in Fredericksburgh [Greater Napanee], Ontario c. 1786 he served in the Royal Rangers of New York [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Woodcock Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Woodcock, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on April 22, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
  • Elizabeth Woodcock, English convict from Warwick, who was transported aboard the "Angelina" on April 25, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Angelina voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 171 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/angelina/1844
  • Sarah Woodcock arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constitution" in 1851
  • George Woodcock, English Convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Aboukir" on December 24, 1851, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851
  • George Woodcock, aged 32, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Caucasian"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Woodcock Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Woodcock arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861
  • William Woodcock arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861
  • Alfred Woodcock arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cairngorm" in 1863
  • Jane Woodcock arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Cairngorm" in 1863
  • Henry Woodcock arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rob Roy" in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodcock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Woodcock (post 1700)



  • John Woodcock (1954-1998), American NFL football player
  • John A. Woodcock Jr. (b. 1950), United States federal judge
  • Leonard Freel Woodcock (1911-2001), President of the United Auto Workers (UAW)
  • Owen Preston "O.P." Woodcock (b. 1983), American builder, best known for his work with Marsh & Saxelbye
  • Thomas Woodcock (1888-1918), English soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Jo Woodcock (b. 1988), English television, film and stage actress
  • Bruce Woodcock (1921-1997), English heavyweight boxer, British and Empire heavyweight champion (1945 to 1950)
  • John Woodcock (1603-1646), English Franciscan martyr
  • Wilf Woodcock (1892-1966), English footballer
  • Thomas Woodcock VC (1888-1918), English recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Woodcock Historic Events


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Woodcock Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Miss Sarah Emma Woodcock, American 2nd Class passenger from Fall River, Massachusetts, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 27) Angelina voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 171 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/angelina/1844
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 18) Aboukir voyage to Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land], Australia in 1851 with 280 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/aboukir/1851

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Woodcock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woodcock 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 26 November 2016 at 16:20.

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