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The Woollgar name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, composed of the elements "wulf," or "wolf," and "gar," or "spear."

Woollgar Early Origins



The surname Woollgar was first found in Sussex and Hampshire, where records of the name were found in the Domesday Book of 1086. Other early records include William filius Wulgar who was on record in 1164 in County Warwickshire; Brixi Wulgar, on record in 1188 in the Pipe Rolls of Norfolk; Wlfgarus de Cokesale on record in 1252 in Colchester, Essex in the Cartularium Monasterii; Teobald Wolgar, who was on record in 1250 in Cambridge in the Cartularium Monasterii Rameseia; Edward Wulgar, who appeared in Yorkshire in 1273, and Edward Woolgar on record in County Lancashire in 1379.

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Woollgar Spelling Variations


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Woollgar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wolgar, Wolger, Woulgar, Woolgar, Woolger, Woollgar and many more.

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Woollgar Early History


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Woollgar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woollgar research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1373, 1678, 1685 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Woollgar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woollgar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woollgar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woollgar 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: Charlotte Wolgar, who settled in Canada in 1832; Maryann Wolgar, who was on record in Boston in 1871; and John Woolgar, who was on record in the census of Ontario of 1871..

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Citations



    Other References

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    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Woollgar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woollgar 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 18 December 2014 at 15:44.

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