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The Woolcot 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.

Woolcot Early Origins



The surname Woolcot 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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Woolcot Spelling Variations


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Woolcot Spelling Variations



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

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Woolcot Early History


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Woolcot Early History



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

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Woolcot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woolcot Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Woolcot Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Albert Woolcot, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861
  • Mary Ann Woolcot, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861
  • Albert Henry Woolcot, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861
  • Alfred Charles Woolcot, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861
  • Emma J. Woolcot, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Zealandia" in 1861

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Woolcot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woolcot 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 7 August 2016 at 08:23.

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