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Roughton Early Origins



The surname Roughton was first found in Wiltshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. Roughton is a village and civil parish in Lincolnshire and Norfolk. Albert Einstein was brought to live in a small hut on Roughton Heath, Norfolk after fleeing Nazi Germany in 1933.

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Roughton Spelling Variations


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Roughton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wroughton, Wrowton, Wroeton, Wrorton, Wroreton, Rorton, Roughton, Wrowton and many more.

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Roughton Early History


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Roughton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roughton research. Another 384 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1544, 1574, 1600, 1618, and 1780 are included under the topic Early Roughton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roughton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roughton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Roughton 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:

Roughton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Roughton, who arrived in Virginia in 1703

Roughton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Roughton, aged 24, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Hydaspes"
  • George Roughton, aged 24, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hydaspes" in 1851

Roughton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Gervas Roughton, aged 14, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Clifford" in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Roughton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roughton (post 1700)



  • Harvey Roughton, American politician, Member of Georgia State House of Representatives from Washington County, 1939-46, 1955-56
  • William George Roughton (1909-1989), English professional footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Roughton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roughton 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 5 January 2017 at 12:38.

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