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Wragg Early Origins



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.

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Wragg Spelling Variations


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Wragg Spelling Variations



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

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Wragg Early History


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Wragg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wragg research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1362, 1515, 1546, and 1567 are included under the topic Early Wragg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wragg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wragg Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wragg 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 were:

Wragg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ben Wragg (or Ragg), who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Benjamin Wragg, aged 24, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • William Wragg, who arrived in Virginia in 1654
  • 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 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 [1]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, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "City of Auckland" in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wragg (post 1700)


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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
  • Sir Herbert Wragg (1880-1956), British Conservative Party politician, Member of Parliament for Belper (1923-1929) and (1931-1945)
  • Geoff Wragg (b. 1930), British Thoroughbred horse trainer, son of Harry Wragg
  • 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

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. 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).
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  11. ...

The Wragg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wragg 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.

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