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Worlock Early Origins



The surname Worlock was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1279 when Nicholas Warloc held estates in that shire.

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Worlock Spelling Variations


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Worlock Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Warlock, Werlock, Worloch, Worlock, Warwloche, Warlocke and many more.

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Worlock Early History


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Worlock Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Worlock research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1201, 1290, 1327, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Worlock History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Worlock Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Worlock Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Worlock 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: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Worlock (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Worlock (post 1700)



  • Derek John Harford Worlock CH (1920-1996), English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop of Liverpool (1976-1996)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Worlock Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Worlock 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 19 May 2016 at 20:48.

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