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The Woollescott 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.

Woollescott Early Origins



The surname Woollescott 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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Woollescott Spelling Variations


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Woollescott Spelling Variations



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

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Woollescott Early History


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Woollescott Early History



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

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Woollescott Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woollescott Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woollescott 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Woollescott Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woollescott 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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