Rorton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Rorton family
The surname Rorton was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. Roughton is a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire and Norfolk. Albert Einstein was brought to live in a small hut on Roughton Heath, Norfolk after fleeing Nazi Germany in 1933. A parish, in the union of Erpingham, hundred of North Erpingham in Norfolk is also named Roughton.
Early History of the Rorton family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rorton research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1111, 1139, 1181, 1443, 1565, 1455, 1487, 1487, 1544, 1574, 1618 and 1780 are included under the topic Early Rorton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Rorton Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wroughton, Wrowton, Wroeton, Wrorton, Wroreton, Rorton, Roughton, Wrowton and many more.
Early Notables of the Rorton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rorton family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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