Toleman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Toleman family

The surname Toleman was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1219 when Hereward Tholeman held estates.

Early History of the Toleman family

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Toleman Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tollman, Tolman, Toleman, Tholeman, Tolleman, Tolmond, Toolman, Toulman and many more.

Early Notables of the Toleman family (pre 1700)

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Australia Toleman migration to Australia +

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

Toleman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. James Toleman, (b. 1809), aged 23 who was convicted in Somerset, England for life for stealing, transported aboard the "Circassian" on 4th November 1832, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records of Australia (Retrieved 8th February 2021, retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/circassian)


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