Robottom History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Robottom has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name is derived from when the family lived in a valley in various counties throughout England. Robottom is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.

Early Origins of the Robottom family

The surname Robottom was first found in Lancashire from very ancient times and were Lords of the Manor of Rowbottom near Ashton-under-Lyne in that shire. Some say they held a family seat there prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Robottom family

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Robottom Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Robottom, Roebottom, Rowbottom, Rowebottom, Robotham, Roebotham, Rowbotham, Rowebotham, Rowbarton, Roebarton, Rowebarton, Rowbothan, Roebothan, Rowbottam, Rowebottam and many more.

Early Notables of the Robottom family (pre 1700)

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Australia Robottom migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Robottom Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • J. Robottom, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Woodall" in 1849 [1]


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN WOODALL 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849JohnWoodall.htm


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