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The Woollascott 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.

Woollascott Early Origins



The surname Woollascott 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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Woollascott Spelling Variations


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Woollascott Spelling Variations



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

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Woollascott Early History


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Woollascott Early History



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

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Woollascott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woollascott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woollascott 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 or some of its variants were: Henry Wolcott arrived in Nantasket Massachusetts with seven relatives in 1630; Francis Woolcott arrived in Philadelphia in 1852; Thomas Wolcott arrived in Philadelphia in 1781.

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Woollascott Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. 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.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Woollascott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woollascott 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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