Rutley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rutley family

The surname Rutley was first found in Cumberland, at Routledge where three eminent historians claimed the place at one time existed. [1] However, modern maps cannot find the locale.

Early History of the Rutley family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rutley research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1483, 1494, 1528, 1537, 1643, 1800, 1749, 1800, 1739, 1800, 1200, 1628 and are included under the topic Early Rutley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rutley Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rutledge, Routlege, Routlidge, Routledge, Rutlidge and many more.

Early Notables of the Rutley family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Rutley family to Ireland

Some of the Rutley family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 84 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Rutley migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Rutley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Thomas Rutley, British convict who was convicted in Exeter, Devon, England for 10 years, transported aboard the "Cornwall" on 28th February 1851, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [2]


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 11th March 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/cornwall


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