Wroughton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wroughton family

The surname Wroughton 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 Wroughton family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wroughton research. Another 199 words (14 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 Wroughton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wroughton Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Wroughton family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Wroughton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Wroughton migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wroughton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Allina Wroughton, who arrived in Maryland in 1673 [1]
  • Diana Wroughton, who landed in Maryland in 1673 [1]
  • Elizabeth Wroughton, who arrived in Maryland in 1673 [1]
  • Johanna Wroughton, who landed in Maryland in 1673 [1]
  • Thomas Wroughton, who arrived in Maryland in 1673 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Wroughton (post 1700) +

  • Sir Philip Lavallin Wroughton KCVO, K.St.J. (b. 1933), Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire (1995 to 2008)
  • Philip Wroughton (1805-1862), High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire in 1857, father of Philip Wroughton
  • Philip Wroughton (1846-1910), English landowner and Conservative politician who inherited the manors of Brightwalton, Chaddleworth, and Woolley
  • Robert Charles Wroughton (1849-1921), English officer in the Indian Forest Service (1871 to 1904)
  • Daniel Wroughton Craig (b. 1968), English actor and film producer, best known for playing British secret agent James Bond since 2006


  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)


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