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Early Origins of the Roughton family


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. A parish, in the union of Erpingham, hundred of North Erpingham in Norfolk is also named Roughton.

Early History of the Roughton family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roughton research.
Another 266 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1111, 1139, 1181, 1443, 1565, 1455, 1487, 1487, 1544, 1574, 1618 and 1780 are included under the topic Early Roughton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Roughton Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Roughton family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Roughton family to Ireland


Some of the Roughton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Roughton family to the New World and Oceana


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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Roughton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Roughton, aged 24, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Hydaspes" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HYDASPES 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Hydaspes.htm
  • George Roughton, aged 24, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hydaspes" in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HYDASPES 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Hydaspes.htm

Roughton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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

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 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • William George Roughton (1909-1989), English professional footballer

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HYDASPES 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Hydaspes.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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