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The Cossons family saga is rooted in the people of the Pictish Clan of ancient Scotland. The Cossons family lived in the lands of Cossins near the Castle of Glamis, the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth II.

Cossons Early Origins



The surname Cossons was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Cossons Early History


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Cossons Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cossons research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1509 is included under the topic Early Cossons History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cossons Spelling Variations


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Cossons Spelling Variations



Prior to the invention of the printing press in the last hundred years, documents were basically unique. Names were written according to sound, and often appeared differently each time they were recorded. Spelling variations of the name Cossons include Cossens, Cossins, Cossons, Cosen, Cosens and others.

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Cossons Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cossons Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cossons Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Cossons (aged 24), a painter, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aurora"

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