Coslett History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Coslett family

The surname Coslett was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1279 when Robert and Isabella held estates in that shire.

Important Dates for the Coslett family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coslett research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Coslett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Coslett Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gossett, Gosset, Josset, Jossett, Gazzard and many more.

Early Notables of the Coslett family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Coslett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Coslett migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Coslett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Coslett, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]
  • Isaac Coslett, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871 [1]
  • Evan Coslett, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [1]
  • Thomas Coslett, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Coslett (post 1700)

  • Rev. Coslett Herbert Waddell (1858-1919), Irish priest and botanist

Historic Events for the Coslett family

HMS Repulse
  • Mr. Albert E Coslett, British Petty Officer, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html
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