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Rossington Early Origins



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)

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Rossington Spelling Variations


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Rossington Spelling Variations



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

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Rossington Early History


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Rossington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rossington research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1210, 1510, 1600, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Rossington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rossington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rossington Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rossington 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rossington (post 1700)


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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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See Also


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  11. ...

The Rossington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rossington 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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