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Rossington History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Rossington family


The surname Rossington was first found in South Yorkshire at Rossington, a parish, in the union and soke of Doncaster. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
The place name literally means "farmstead at the moor," from the Celtic word "ros" + the Old English "-ing" + "tun." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Early History of the Rossington family


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Rossington Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rossington, Rosington, Rossinton, Rosinton and many more.

Early Notables of the Rossington family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rossington family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rossington Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Harry Rossington, aged 35, who arrived in America from Manchester, England, in 1907
  • Laurence Rossington, aged 16, who arrived in America from Manchester, England, in 1912
  • Olive Rossington, aged 11, who arrived in America from Gorton, England, in 1912
  • Wallace Rossington, aged 19, who arrived in America from Manchester, England, in 1912
  • Alice Rossington, aged 48, who arrived in America from Manchester, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rossington Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • A. E. Rossington, who was on record in Toronto in the census of Ontario Canada of 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Rossington (post 1700)


  • Gary Rossington (b. 1951), American rock guitarist with the group "Lynyrd Skynyrd"
  • Norman Rossington (1928-1999), English actor, best known for his roles in the Carry On films and the Beatles film A Hard Day's Night
  • Adam Matthew Rossington (b. 1993), English cricketer
  • Jane Rossington (b. 1943), British actress, best known for her role as Jill Richardson in the soap opera Crossroads

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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