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Rollinson Early Origins



The surname Rollinson 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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Rollinson Spelling Variations


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Rollinson Spelling Variations



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

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Rollinson Early History


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Rollinson Early History



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

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Rollinson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rollinson Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Rollinson In Ireland


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Rollinson In Ireland



Some of the Rollinson 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:

Rollinson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Rollinson, who landed in New York in 1798

Rollinson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J R Rollinson, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

Rollinson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Maria Rollinson, aged 40, a laundress, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Maria Rollinson, aged 13, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • John Rollinson, aged 10, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875
  • Henrietta Rollinson, aged 7, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hindostan" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rollinson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rollinson (post 1700)



  • John K. Rollinson (1884-1948), American writer of western non-fiction from Buffalo, New York
  • William Henry Winslow "Bill" Rollinson (1856-1938), American Major League Baseball catcher for the Washington Nationals
  • Simeon Harrison Rollinson (1870-1935), American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1898; Mayor of West Orange, New Jersey, 1922-34
  • Charles W. Rollinson, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932
  • Timothy Robert "Tim" Rollinson (b. 1959), English-born, Australian two-time APRA Award winning jazz guitarist and composer
  • Neil Rollinson (b. 1960), British poet from Yorkshire
  • Christopher Rollinson, New Zealand silver medalist boxer at the 1950 British Empire Games
  • Alan Rollinson (b. 1943), British former racing driver
  • Adrian Rollinson (b. 1965), British two-time 2nd and three-time 3rd Strongman competitor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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    The Rollinson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rollinson 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 12 January 2016 at 14:06.

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