Rossett History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rossett family

The surname Rossett was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Rossett family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rossett research. Another 356 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1618 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Rossett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rossett Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rochette, Rochete, Rocchette, Rochès, Rauchete, Rocette, Rocet, Rosette and many more.

Early Notables of the Rossett family (pre 1700)

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United States Rossett migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rossett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Nicholas Rossett who settled in Philadelphia in 1858

Australia Rossett migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Rossett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Rossett, English convict who was convicted in Southampton, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Atlas" on 16th January 1816, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [1]
  • Mr. Thomas Rossett, (b. 1814), aged 30, Cornish labourer travelling aboard the ship "Sea Queen" arriving in Port Phillip, New South Wales, Australia on 15th April 1844 [2]
  • Mrs. Mary Rossett, (b. 1818), aged 26, Cornish settler travelling aboard the ship "Sea Queen" arriving in Port Phillip, New South Wales, Australia on 15th April 1844 [2]
  • Miss Jane Rossett, (b. 1838), aged 5 years 6 months, Cornish settler travelling aboard the ship "Sea Queen" arriving in Port Phillip, New South Wales, Australia on 15th April 1844 [2]
  • Miss Anne Rossett, (b. 1841), aged 3, Cornish settler travelling aboard the ship "Sea Queen" arriving in Port Phillip, New South Wales, Australia on 15th April 1844 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 14th July 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/atlas
  2. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, May 30). Ships' Passenger Lists of Arrivals in New South Wales on (1828 - 1842, 1848 - 1849) [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_nsw_1838_on.pdf


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