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This name, with variant spelling Shurlock and Scurlock, derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century 'scir' meaning bright or fair, plus 'loc', a lock of hair, (medieval England 'Shirloc'), and was originally given as a nickname to one with bright shining hair. The surname is first recorded at the beginning of the 11th Century, (see below). One, Ralph Shirloic appears in the 1159 'Pipe Rolls of London'. The Sherlocks are now regarded as one of the great Anglo - Norman families of Ireland where they first established themselves following the Norman invasion of 1170. The family acquired large estates of land in Leinster, and in early Medieval records pertaining to County Meath various archaic spelling of the name are recorded, for example, Scurlok and Scherlog...
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    William Seubert

    My Sherlock Ancestor was Stephen Sherlock, from Waterford County, who left for the US during the 1840s and landed in Massachusetts. The family travelleMother was born. 
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    Seubert, William

    My ancestor was Stephen Sherlock. He came from Waterford County during the Potato Famine.
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    Michael Sherlock

    My great grandfather Peter J Sherlock came to the United States with his older brother Thomas Sherlock in 1890. I believe they were from Meath. Enfield possibly. Through family research and Ancestry. I believe their parents were Patrick Sherlock and Mary Smyth. They had three other children too. Michael, Jane, Patrick. I was hoping to find other Sherlock’s still in Ireland with a matched DNA but couldn’t find any. Very disappointing. I was hoping to find a direct link back to family in Ireland.
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    Amy Sherlock

    Michael, I wonder if we are distant cousins... all those names are grouped in my tree together as well.  I haven't investigated Patrick Sherlock yet, so I'm not sure. But I haven't found a direct tie to anyone still in Ireland but it's a HUGE tree!! There are plenty of Sherlock's there though ... 
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    hi im trying do trace sherlock name back in ireland
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    Johnny Sherlock

    I think you might be interested in looking into Irish travlers
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    Kay Kitchen

    I am trying to find my gg grandfather Mathew Sherlock from Doon, Kilfree, County Sligo. He was born in 1810 and transported to Australia for abduction in 1829. I do not have any other facts/records about his Irish heritage but lots of stuff from Australia.
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    Dame Sheila Patricia Violet Sherlock b. 31 Mar 1918, d. 30 Dec 2001
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    Marilyn Beeson

    Hello Sherlock family members! Am trying to find out more about Sherlocks in Ireland during the 1400s. I am descended from Catherine Sherlock who married Richard III O'Shee. Appreciate any resources you may have about that era and Catherine's heritage. Thank you in advance!
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