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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.

Early Origins of the Woollescott family


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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Early History of the Woollescott family

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Early History of the Woollescott family


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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 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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Early Notables of the Woollescott family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Woollescott family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Woollescott family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Woollescott family to the New World and Oceana


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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