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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.

Woolacott Early Origins



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.

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Woolacott Spelling Variations


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Woolacott Spelling Variations



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

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Woolacott Early History


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Woolacott Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woolacott research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1679, 1767, 1751 and 1754 are included under the topic Early Woolacott History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woolacott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woolacott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woolacott 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:

Woolacott Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Woolacott, aged 45, originally from Deson, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Woolacott (post 1700)


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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


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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.).

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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