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

Woollger Early Origins



The surname Woollger 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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Woollger Spelling Variations


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Woollger Spelling Variations



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

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Woollger Early History


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Woollger Early History



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

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Woollger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woollger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woollger 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

    1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. 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).
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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    The Woollger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woollger 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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