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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    11. ...

    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 10 November 2015 at 09:03.

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