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Rollason Early Origins



The surname Rollason 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.

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Rollason Spelling Variations


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Rollason Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rolland, Roland, Rowland, Rowlands, Rowlandson, Rolan and many more.

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Rollason Early History


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Rollason Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rollason research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1184, 1196, 1296, and 1555 are included under the topic Early Rollason History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rollason Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rollason Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rollason Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rollason In Ireland


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Rollason In Ireland



Some of the Rollason 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rollason Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James F Rollason, who arrived in New York, NY in 1837

Rollason Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ephraim Rollason, English convict from Staffordshire, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on April 1st, 1822, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1822
  • Alexander Rollason arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Orleana" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Orleana.htm

Rollason Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edgar M. Rollason arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hermione" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rollason (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rollason (post 1700)



  • Jon Rollason (1931-2016), English Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award winning television actor and writer, known for The Terrorists (1961), Act of Violence (1956) and Freelance (1971)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 190 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1822
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ORLEANA 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Orleana.htm

Other References

  1. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  2. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  6. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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The Rollason Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rollason Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 1 March 2016 at 10:32.

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