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Early Origins of the Rollison family
The surname Rollison 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 Rollison family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rollison research.Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1184, 1196, 1296, and 1555 are included under the topic Early Rollison History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Rollison Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rolland, Roland, Rowland, Rowlands, Rowlandson, Rolan and many more.
Early Notables of the Rollison family (pre 1700)
Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rollison Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rollison family to Ireland
Some of the Rollison 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 Rollison family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rollison Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Edward Rollison, aged 40, who arrived in America from London, England, in 1912
Rollison Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Rollison, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Sea Park"
Contemporary Notables of the name Rollison (post 1700)
- Richard Rollison, American transportation coordinator, known for his work on Spun (2002), Silk Stalkings (1991) and Shallow Ground (2004)
- David Rollison, American English Professor at College of Marin, Kentfield, California