Early Origins of the Rollerson family
The surname Rollerson was first found in Ayrshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland
, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire
, where they held a family seat
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland
to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Rollerson family
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Rollerson Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rolland, Roland, Rowland, Rowlands, Rowlandson, Rolan and many more.
Early Notables of the Rollerson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rollerson family to Ireland
Some of the Rollerson family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 270 words (19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rollerson family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rollerson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- James Rollerson, aged 28, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Norman"
Contemporary Notables of the name Rollerson (post 1700)
- Douglas Leslie "Doug" Rollerson (1953-2017), New Zealand rugby union and rugby league player