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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Alcock surname or get a copy of the Alcock family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"ALCOCK. From Al + cock, a double diminutive of ALLAN, q.v. William Alkok, witness in Aberdeen, 1281 (REA., n, p. 279). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alcock Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Alcock Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Alcock family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Alcock

Wikipedia John Alcock (c.
Wikipedia George Eric Deacon Alcock (August 28 1912 Peterborough, Cambridgeshire ? December 15 2000) was an English astronomer.
Wikipedia Sir John William Alcock KBE DSC (5 November, 1892 ? 18 December 1919) was a Captain in the Royal Air Force who, together with navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, piloted the first non-stop transatlantic flight from St.
Wikipedia Charles William Alcock (2 December 1842 ? 26 February 1907) was an influential English sportsman and administrator.
Wikipedia Vivien Alcock (1924 ? 2003) was an author of children's books.
Wikipedia Nathan Alcock (September 1707 ? 8 December 1779), was an English physician.
Wikipedia Sir Walter Galpin Alcock (29 December 186111 September 1947) was an English organist and composer born at Edenbridge, Kent.
Wikipedia George Leonard Alcock (born 15 August 1902) was an English professional footballer.
Wikipedia Daniel Alcock (born February 15, 1984 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, England) is an English professional football goalkeeper who is currently playing for Conference National side Tamworth.
Wikipedia Thomas Alcock (1709 ? 24 August 1798) was a clergyman in the Church of England, a pluralist and an author.
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Wikipedia Terrence "Terry" Alcock (born 9 December 1946) is an English former professional football defender.
Wikipedia John Forbes Alcock (November 29, 1885, in Wooster, Ohio ? January 30, 1973) is a former baseball player who played one season for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Lindsay Alcock (born October 6, 1977) is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 1998.