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The Rosewell 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."

Rosewell Early Origins



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

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Rosewell Spelling Variations


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Rosewell Spelling Variations



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

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Rosewell Early History


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Rosewell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosewell 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 Rosewell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rosewell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rosewell 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 Rosewell 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:

Rosewell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Rosewell, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1629
  • Roger Rosewell, who arrived in Barbados in 1658
  • John Rosewell, a servant sent to Virginia in 1661
  • Thomas Rosewell, who arrived in Virginia in 1662 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Rosewell, who landed in Maryland in 1665 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rosewell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Sarah Rosewell, a bonded passenger, who arrived in America in 1759

Rosewell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charlotte Rosewell, aged 30, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Lord Hungerford"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosewell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosewell (post 1700)



  • Edward J. Rosewell, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964 (alternate), 1980
  • Bridget Rosewell, British economist
  • John S. H. Rosewell (1882-1938), Australian rugby union and rugby league player

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. 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).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Rosewell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rosewell 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.

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