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Wragg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Wragg family


The surname Wragg was first found in Leicestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Wragg family


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Wragg Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wragg, Ragge, Wragge and others.

Early Notables of the Wragg family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Wragg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wragg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ben Wragg (or Ragg), who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Benjamin Wragg, aged 24, who landed in Virginia in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Wragg, who arrived in Virginia in 1654 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Wragg, who settled in Virginia in 1654

Wragg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Job, John, Josiah, and Thomas Wragg, who all, who arrived in New York in 1820
  • Alfred Wragg, aged 24, who landed in America from Derbyshire, in 1892

Wragg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alice Wragg, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • Edwin D.G. Wragg, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • Eliza Wragg, aged 55, who landed in America from London, England, in 1907
  • Frank Wragg, aged 14, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • Fred Wragg, aged 29, who landed in America from Beeston, England, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Wragg Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Thomas Wragg U.E. who settled in Eastern District [Cornwall], Ontario c. 1786 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Wragg Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Marth Wragg, aged 30, a servant, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1872

Contemporary Notables of the name Wragg (post 1700)


  • Douglas Wragg (b. 1934), English professional footballer
  • Ernest Wragg, English founder of E. Wragg & Son, a pipe organ in Nottingham, active between 1894 and 1969
  • William Arthur "Willie" Wragg (1875-1904), English professional footballer who played from 1896 through 1905
  • Geoff Wragg (1930-2017), British Thoroughbred horse trainer who trained the champion horses Teenoso and Pentire, son of Harry Wragg
  • Sir Herbert Wragg (1880-1956), British Conservative Party politician, Member of Parliament for Belper (1923-1929) and (1931-1945)
  • Kaye Michelle Wragg (b. 1973), British actress, best known for her television role as Sergeant Diane Noble in The Bill
  • Edward Conrad "Ted" Wragg (1938-2005), British educationalist and academic, Professor of Education at the University of Exeter from 1978 to 2003
  • Harry Wragg (1902-1985), British jockey and trainer, nicknamed "The Head Waiter" due to his "come from behind" riding style, he rode over 1,700 winners
  • Troy Wragg, Chairman & CEO of The Mantria Group, L.P
  • Arthur Wragg (1903-1976), British illustrator

Historic Events for the Wragg family



HMS Royal Oak

  • H. Wragg, British Able Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he survived the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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