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Hircock from Enfield, London, Eng --> Stamford, CT, USA

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Hircock from Enfield, London, Eng --> Stamford, CT, USA

Posted: 15 Jun 2002 4:43PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 16 Sep 2004 3:43PM GMT
Surnames: Hircock, Hercock, Hircoe, Eastwick, Ashford, Bush, Upshall, Bridger, Wainwright
I have a plethora of Hircocks in my family tree. My Great Pop, Ernest James "Jerry" Hircoe was born a Hircock in Enfield, London England in 1896. He told me the family originally came from France. They fled because of Huguenot persecution in the 1600s. They lived in Northamptonshire for awhile. Eventually (not sure when), my Great Pop's line wound up in Enfield. My Great Pop's father was Charles Hircock. He married a lass named Fanny Eastwick. They had at least 6 children: Ernest, Edward, Horace, Herbert, Gladys, and Florence.

Ernest married May James, daughter of a wealthy Bristol man. They had two daughters: Kathleen May (my grandmother) and Betty. They moved to America in the late 1920s. Due to harassment by unsavoury sorts, they changed the name from Hircock to Hircoe. My Great Pop was the most wonderful & fascinating man! He survived WWI after having two fingers blown off. He also survived a 50 year smoking habit and an appendectomy in the 1950s. He lived to be a month shy of 104! Pretty impressive. I have since received info that this durability might come from the Eastwick line.

About his siblings: Edward married Nell Ashford. I have no further info on them. Horace may have married a lass named Ann. No further info. Herbert married Ethel and had at least 3 children: Clifford, Trevor, and Audrey. They spell the surname Hercock. Audrey married Ted Upshall. Gladys married Jack Bush and had two children: Jack and Mary. Florence married someone with the surname Bridger & had a daughter Doreen. Doreen married Ron Wainwright and had a son named Philip.

I guess that's all I'll divulge for now. I'd love to hear from anyone who knows and/ or is related to anyone mentioned herein! Thank you for reading! :)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Lilly_MW 15 Jun 2002 10:43PM GMT 
cliff hircock 15 Aug 2004 5:33PM GMT 
stevenicole1 9 Oct 2006 4:01AM GMT 
megpng 28 Nov 2006 2:50PM GMT 
Nicole Smith 29 Nov 2006 1:43AM GMT 
megpng 30 Nov 2006 11:55PM GMT 
Nicole Smith 1 Dec 2006 6:11AM GMT 
cliff 1 Dec 2006 3:52PM GMT 
Jim Whittome 2 Dec 2006 12:12AM GMT 
cliff 2 Dec 2006 6:02PM GMT 
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