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Woolacott History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Woolacott surname is a habitational name derived from the place name Woolcot in Somerset, which in turn is thought to come from the Middle English words "wolle," meaning "spring," and "cot" meaning a cottage or shelter.

Early Origins of the Woolacott family


The surname Woolacott 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 Woolacott family


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Woolacott Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Woolcott, Woolacott, Wolcott, Wolcotte, Woolcotte and others.

Early Notables of the Woolacott family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Woolacott family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Woolacott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Woolacott, aged 45, originally from Deson, who arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "City of New York" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6R2-72R : 6 December 2014), Ellen Woolacott, 06 Oct 1892; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name City of New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Charles Woolacott, aged 25, originally from London, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Bovic" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J61F-SZD : 6 December 2014), Charles Woolacott, 05 Apr 1893; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Bovic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Henry Woolacott, aged 31, who arrived in New York in 1895 aboard the ship "New York" from Southampton, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX3R-Y2D : 6 December 2014), Henry Woolacott, 08 Jun 1895; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Sidney Woolacott, aged 23, originally from Southampton, who arrived in New York in 1897 aboard the ship "Saint Paul" from Southampton, England [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXWK-6PY : 6 December 2014), Sidney Woolacott, 22 Feb 1897; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Paul, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Woolacott Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lizzie Woolacott, aged 18, originally from Barnstaple, England, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Teutonic" from Liverpool, England [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXXD-D35 : 6 December 2014), Lizzie Woolacott, 28 Feb 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Teutonic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Woolacott (post 1700)


  • H.J. Woolacott, American businessman, owner of Hotel Redondo, a hotel in Redondo Beach, California (1903-1909)
  • John S. Woolacott, American architect, known for First Baptist Church (Davenport, Iowa)
  • David Woolacott, English recipient of The Murchison Fund, an award given by the Geological Society of London in 1920
  • L. L. Woolacott, Australian critic and editor of the Sydney Triad magazine in the 1940s
  • Francis Prosser "Frank" Woolacott (1903-1968), Australian architect and structural engineer, co-founder of Woolacott & Hale, Sydney

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6R2-72R : 6 December 2014), Ellen Woolacott, 06 Oct 1892; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name City of New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J61F-SZD : 6 December 2014), Charles Woolacott, 05 Apr 1893; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Bovic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX3R-Y2D : 6 December 2014), Henry Woolacott, 08 Jun 1895; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name New York, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXWK-6PY : 6 December 2014), Sidney Woolacott, 22 Feb 1897; citing departure port Southampton, England, arrival port New York, ship name Saint Paul, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXXD-D35 : 6 December 2014), Lizzie Woolacott, 28 Feb 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Teutonic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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