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Rosewall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Rosewall surname is a Cornish habitation name taken on from the place name Ryswal in the parish of Towednack. The place name comes from the Cornish words "res," meaning "ford," and "wall," meaning "a rampart."

Early Origins of the Rosewall family


The surname Rosewall was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor.

Early History of the Rosewall family


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Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1306, 1327, 1519, 1599, 1619, 1725, 1520, 1588, 1640, 1590, 1656, 1630, 1692, 1679, 1722, 1635, 1684, 1671 and 1682 are included under the topic Early Rosewall History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosewall Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rossell, Rosewell, Rosewall, Rosswell and others.

Early Notables of the Rosewall family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was William Rosewell (born about 1520), Solicitor-General to Queen Elizabeth, born in Loxton, Somerset; Richard Rosewell (c.1588-1640) of Dunkerton, gentleman; Sir Henry Rosewell (1590-1656) of Forde Abbey, Devon...
Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosewall Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Rosewall family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosewall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Abel Rosewall, aged 27, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Hooghly" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 21st February 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1855.shtml
  • Edward Rosewall, aged 20, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Hooghly" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Wednesday 21st February 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1855.shtml

Contemporary Notables of the name Rosewall (post 1700)


  • Kenneth Ronald "Ken" Rosewall AM MBE (b. 1934), Australian tennis player, winner of 23 Majors including eight Grand Slam singles titles

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Citations


  1. ^ South Australian Register Wednesday 21st February 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Rodney 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/rodney1855.shtml

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