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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."

Rosewall Early Origins



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

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Rosewall Spelling Variations


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Rosewall Spelling Variations



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

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Rosewall Early History


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Rosewall Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosewall research. 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.

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Rosewall Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rosewall Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosewall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Abel Rosewall, aged 27, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Hooghly"
  • Edward Rosewall, aged 20, a miner, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Hooghly"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosewall (post 1700)


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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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Rosewall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rosewall 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 23 October 2016 at 02:47.

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