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JOHN ARROL, DANVILLE, CALIFORNIA ROBERT N. ARROL, M.D., ARCOLA, ILLINOIS

FEBRUARY I994



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INTRODUCTION



It was in 1976 that the author first wrote to my father concerning an article he had seen
in his local newspaper. My father was the owner and proprieter of Arrol Drug Store and
had gained national recognition for his unique coffee club based on the idea of the old
barber shop mugs What excitement to discover that another Arrol family existed in this
world! Correspondence ensued and I was privileged to become part of it. We shared
what bits of information we knew about our individual Arrol families, and with the
knowledge that both of our families originated in Glasgow, Scotland, it was easy to
assume that somehow we were distantly related. Evidence establishing the relationship
of our two Arrol families eventually came through findings suggested by Debrett
Ancestry Research. This research revealed that John and 1 were indeed related and were,
in fact, fourth cousins. John, by now greatly interested in learning more about the Arrols
in the world, formulated the idea of undertaking the research of the Arrol family and
publishing the Arrol family history. His quest took him to many countries. He
personally interviewed most of the Arrols throughout the world and carefully researched
their families. He spent hours in libraries and government archives extracting Arrol data.
He left no stone unturned in his effort to record the genealogy and the histor>' of the
Arrol family. It has been my privilege to edit his work and to offer my humble
suggestions now and then. 1 am proud to have been associated with John Arrol, a man
who knows more about the Arrol family than any other man, past or present.



Robert N. Arrol, M.D.



THE ARROL, ARROLL AND ARRELL FAMILIES

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I
THE ARROL AND ARROLL FAMILIES

CHAPTER PAGE

I ARROL AND ARROLL GENERAL PROFILE 1

o Given Names 1

o Arrol and Arroll Births 2

o Arrol and Arroll Marriages 4

o Similar Names 5

o Arrol and Arroll Companies 5

o Arrol and Arroll Place Names 5

o Arrols and Arrolls who are not of Scottish Descent 6

o Members of Parliament 7

o Arrol and Erroll Authors 7

o Arrol and Arroll Physicians 8

o Health of the Arrols and Arrolls 8

o Religion 10

o Education 12

o Arrol and Arroll twins 14

o Number of Arrols and Arrolls living in 1993 14

o Other Miscellaneous 15

Arrol and Arroll as a Given Name 15

II THE ORIGINS OF THE ARROLs AND ARROLLs 17

1 Origin of the Name 17

o Various spellings of the name 18

o Pronounciation of the name 19

II Earliest References 19

III Clan Identification 20
o Clan Hay 20
o Clan Graham of Montrose 23
o Clan MacFarlane 24
o Summary 24

IV Stirlingshire 25



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II THE ORIGINS OF THE ARROLs AND ARROLLs - Continued

V Dumbartonshire 28
VI Historical Background 32

III THE ARROLs AND ARROLLs IN THE LOWLANDS 39

I Dumbartonshire 39

o Relationship of the Arrols to the Smollet and McAuIay

families of Dumbartonshire 40

II Helensburgh, Parish of Row 41

III Renfrewshire 44
o Johnstone 45
o Kilbarchan 45
o Paisley 46
o Barrhead 47

V Lanarkshire 48
o Glasgow 48
o Biggar 52
o Wishaw and Motherwell 53

IV OCCUPATIONS AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY 55



o Textiles 55

o Coal Mining 56

o Engineering 57

o Locomotive Manufacturing 58

o Shipbuilding and Shipping 59

o Automobile Manufacturing 60

o Brewing 61

o Merchants and Craft Persons 62

o The Professions and the Arts 63



INDUSTRIAL SCOTLAND - TWENTIETH CENTURY
DEVELOPMENTS 65

o Occupations of the Arrols and Arrolls in Scotland in 1991 68



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

VI THE ARROLs AND ARROLLs IN MILITARY SERVICE 71

o Roll of Honour 72

o Spanish-American War 75

o Boer War 75

o World War I 75

o World War II 79

o Occupation Forces 84

o NATO Forces 84

o Korean War 84

o British National Service 84

o Vietnam Era 85

o Northern Ireland 85

o Post Vietnam Era 85

o The Gulf War 86

VII THE ARROLs IN ENGLAND 89

o William Arrol/Ruth Harding Bragg family 89
o Archibald Donald Arrol/Marjory Leech family of

Pontesbury, Shropshire 90

o William Philips Arrol/Lilas Charmichael family 91

o John Arrol of Glasgow, Scotland 91

o Elizabeth Withers Arrol of Glasgow, Scotland 91
o James Arrol/Margaret (Rita) McGrath family of Streatham,

London 91
o David Johnston ArrolAPhelma Bjelland family of

Bootle, Merseyside 92
o George Arroll/Renee Packer family of Burnley,

Lancashire 92

o Walter Arrol/June Lapworth family of Coventry 92

o Robert Hazeldine Arrol/Gwendoline Grainger family 93
o William Provan Arrol/Heather Wright family of

Hampton, London 93
o James Crookston Arrol/Ivy May Hendley family of

Wolverhampton 94

o George Arroll/Elizabeth Foster family of Yorkshire 94

o Ralph Arrol/Christina Scott family 94

o William Arrol family of Watford 95

o Graham Kinghom Arroll family of Cornwall 95



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VIII THE ARROLs AND ARROLLs IN ANERICA 97

o William Arrol/Charles Franklin Airol of Minnesota 98

o John Arrol and family of Derby, New Haven, Connecticut 98

o Robert R. Arroll and family of Massachusetts 99
o Robert Arrol and Jane Anderson family of Hamilton,

Ontario, Canada and Anderson, Indiana 99

o Walter Arroll of New York 101

o Robert Arroll of Connecticut 102
o Louis Stewart Arroll of White Rock, British Columbia,

Canada 102
o John Arrol and Margaret Coulthart family of Springbum,

Glasgow 103

o Archibald Arroll family of Detroit, Michigan 104

o James Arrol family of Alameda, California 105

o William Stanley Arrol and family 105

o Edward Buchanan Arrol and family 105

o Robert Arrol 108

o Margaret Allan Coulthart Arrol 108

o Douglas Provan Arrol 109

o Walter Arrol and Margaret Fraser Cole family 109

o William Arrol and Isabella Gordon family 110

o John Arrol and Elizabeth Tannahill family 112

IX THE ARROLs AND ARROLLs IN AUSTRALIA

AND NEW ZEALAND 115

o William Arrol 115

o William Arrol 115

o John Arroll 115

o Robert Arrol and Ellen Johnston family 116
o John Arroll and Jane Howat family of Melbourne,

Australia 116

o William Arrol and Elizabeth Graham 117

o Robert Ernest Arroll 117
o Archibald Arroll and Margaret Kinghom family of

Auckland, New Zealand 117

o James Stobo Arrol family of New Zealand 118

o William Wilson Arroll 120

o David Johnston Arrol family of Adelaide, Australia 120



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

X THE ARROLs AND ARROLLs IN AFRICA, INDIA AND OTHER

REGIONS 121

I AFRICA

o John Arrol of Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire, Scotland 121
o William Philips Arrol of Alloa, Clackmannanshire,

Scotland 122

o Yvonne Arroll of Burnley, England 122
o Marline Eunice Arrol of Glasgow and Edinburgh,

Scotland 122

o Simon James Arrol of Bristol, England 122

o Margaret Mary Parker Arrol of Nyasaland, Africa 122

II BRAZIL

o John Hodgart Arrol of Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland 123

III GERMANY

o Sophia Elizabeth Peters of Hildesheim, Germany 123
o Lt. Colonel Lawrence Gordon Arrol of Windsor,

Ontario, Canada and Detroit, Michigan, USA 123

o Mark Steven Arrol of Burnley and Bradford, England 124

IV INDIA

o James Arrol family of Glasgow, Scotland and Alameda,

California, USA 124

o Richard Hubbard Arroll of Glasgow, Scotland and

Bombay, India 124

V ISRAEL •

o George Michael Arrol of London, England 125

VI SINGAPORE

o John Mathew Arrol of West Old Monkland, Scotland and

Auckland, New Zealand 125



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XI SIR WILLIAM ARROL 127

XII SCOTTISH HERALDRY 135



PART II
ARROL AND ARROLL FAMILY GENEALOGIES

o WALTER ARROL family of Caldervan. Stirlingshire

I Walter Arrol, b circa 1600/20 Caldervan, Stirlingshire 139

II John Arrol, b circa 1625/40, Cashell, Stirlingshire/Janet

Buchanan family; Archibald Arrol/Margaret Reid Auchincloss;
Archibald Theodore Arrol/Winifred Edith Bertha Hervey; and
Archibald Tower Arrol/Helen King Philips families 139

III Mungo Arroll, b circa 1640/60, Killeam, Stirlingshire/

Margaret Buchanan family 151

IV John Arroll, bapt 22 May 1709, Killeam, Stirlingshire/

Janet McAulay, and John Arrol/Janet Cochrane families 151

V James Arroll, b circa 1741/44, Row, Dumbartonshire, James

Arroll/Janet McKinley family, James Arroll/Janet Hood family;
Robert Arrol/Mary McCallum family; and Peter ArroU/Isabella
MacFarlane family 157

VI George Arroll, b 17 Mar 1860, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire/

Mary Anderson family 171

VII James Arroll, b 20 Mar 1862, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire/

Marion Ure family; and James Arroll/Annie Stromont family 175



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V!II John Arroll, b 21 Feb 1829, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire/

Jane Howat family 179

IX Robert Arroll, b 10 Aug 1785, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire

family; and Walter Arroll/Helena Deborah Hubbard family 185

X James Arrol, b 8 Feb 1788, Row, Dumbartonshire/Grace

Balfour family, James Arrol/Catherine Reilly family; and
William Arroll/Sarah Ann McMeekin 197

XI Robert Arrol, b circa 1935/36, Waterside, Dumbartonshire/

Jane Anderson family 225

XII Robert Arrol, b 23 Apr 1861, Campsie, Stirlingshire/Sarah

Jane Snowden family; and Robert Arrol/Emma Oxley family 228

XIII The Errols - Walter Arrol, b circa 1823, Kirkintilloch/

Marion Gartshore family; James Errol/Isabella Jack family;
James Errol/Agnes Sellars family; and Walter Errol/Jane
Chapman family 233

XIV Walter Arrol, b circa 1872/Robina Hazeldine family; and

Robert Hazeldine Arrol, bom 1904, Dennistoun, Glasgow/
Elizabeth Vickers family 239

XV Thomas Arrol, b circa 1780, Paisley, Renfrewshire/Janet

Allen family; James Arrol/Bethia Hamilton family; and

Thomas Arrol/Agnes Hodgart family 251

XVI John Arroll, b 4 Feb 1829, Glasgow/Barbara Johnston family;

and James Arrol/Agnes Stobo family 267



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

WALTER ARROLL family of Paisley. Renfrewshire

I Walter Arroll, b circa 1750/60; John Arroll/Ann Tytler

family; James Arrol/Jean Butchert family; and Robert Arrol/
Elizabeth Withers family 279

II James Arrol, b 25 Nov 1879, Glasgow/Susan Nelson family 289

III William Arrol, b circa 1821/35/Ann McGhee family; and John

Arrol/Mary Deans family 293



o ROBERT ARROL and ELIZABETH NAP family

I John Buchanan Arrol, b 28 Oct 1837, Glasgow/Marion

Mathieson Sneddon family; and William Arrol/Agnes Provan
family 299

II James Arrol, b circa 1839/Elizabeth Muir family; and

William Arrol, Ph.D., Southend, Essex, England family 305

III William Arrol and Helen Stevenson families 311



o JOHN ARROLL and AGNES THOMPSON family

I Walter Arroll/Margaret Haddow family; and John Arrol,

b 1 1 Oct 1890/Mary Grey family 313

o GEORGE ARROL and BETSY WALLACE family

I George Arrol/Betsy Wallace Johnston family; and George

Arrol/Margaret Spence family. Paisley, Scotland 319

o ROBERT R. ARROLL family

I Robert R. Arroll, b circa 1820/30, Scotland; and
George W. Arrol/Mary Gillespie Arroll family of
Newburyport, Massachusetts 325



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

o GEORGE ARROL and ELIZABETH FOSTER family

I George Arrol/Elizabeth Foster family; and John Crosby

Arrol/Christina Kellock Martin family 329

o RALPH ARROL and CHRISTINA SCOTT family

I Ralph Arrol/Christina Scott family; and Robert Arrol/

Sarah Annie Dickman family 333

o CHARLES ARROL and ELIZABETH HAMILTON family

I Charles Arrol/Elizabeth Hamilton family 337

o ROBERT ARROL and JANE CAMPBELL family

I Robert Arrol/Jane Campbell family of Aberdeen, Scotland

and Victoria, Australia 341

o ADDITIONAL ARROL FAMILIES

In Scotland 343

In Australia 377

In New Zealand 379

In England 380

In North America 389

o ADDITIONAL ERROL FAMILIES

In Scotland 391

In England 393

In the United States 405



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued



PART III
THE ARRELLs OF ULSTER

o Introduction 407

o Earliest Communities of the Arrells in Northern Ireland 413

Castledavvson 413

Magherafelt 414

Knocklouchrim 415

Cabragh 416

Beliaghy 416

o Additional References to the Arrells 417

Early References to the Arrells in the United States 417

Early References in England 419

French/Canadian Arrells 419

Armorial Bearings 419

Orrell Family Name 419

o John Arrell family and descendents of Rocktown, County
Londonderry, Northern Ireland, John Arrell/ Elizabeth
Scott family; Robert Arrell/Isabella Allen family; and
Alexander Arrell/Maria Lenox family 42 1

o Henry Arrell/Matilda McQuillan family, Castledavvson, County

Londonderry, Northern Ireland 444

o William Alexander Arrell, b circa 1796, Ballymena, Northern

Ireland/Mary Ann Doll family; and Alexander Arrell/Helen Bell 447

o James Shiel Arrell, b circa 1824, Edenreagh, Castledavvson,

County Londonderry, Northern Ireland/Jane MullhoUand family 456

o William Arrell, b circa 1800, Cabragh, County Londonderry,

Northern Ireland/Isabella Gibson family 459

o William Arrell and Hannah Archer family; Jonathan Arrell,

circa 1840-60, Essex, England/ Ann Stone family 465



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

o William Arrell, b circa 1790, Northern Ireland/Jane

Muholland family; and Thomas Arrell/Isabella White family of

Victoria, Australia 471

o Additional Arrell families - In England 473

o Additional Arrell families - In Scotland 475

PART IV
THE FRENCH CANADIAN ARRELLs

Introduction - The French-Canadian Arrells 477

1 Jean Louis Harel/Marie Pescher family 481

II Eustache Harel/Louise Theroux-dit-Laferte family 490

III Charles Harel/Margaret Badaillac family 494

IV Isaac Arrell/Angele Vanassee family 499

o Additional Arrells - Minneapolis 507

o Additional Arrells - United States 508

o Additional Arrells - Australia 509

o Additional Arrells - New Zealand 509

o Additional Arrells - Canada 510

o Additional Harel families - France 511

Footnote References :

Chapter I 513

Chapter II 515

Chapter III 517

Chapter IV 518

Chapter V 519

Chapter VII 519

Chapter VIII 520

Chapter IX 521

Chapter X 521

Chapter XI 522

Chapter XII 523



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued



Part II: Section XV Thomas Arrol and Janet Allen Family 524

Part III: The Arrells of Ulster 525

Part III: The Arrells of Belly menta 525

Part IV: The French-Canadian Arrells 526

Part IV: The Isaac Arrell and Angele Vanassee family 527



APPENDICIES

I The Arrol Family, by Donald A. Tod, 1930 529

II The Register of Marriages for the Parish of Edmburgh,

1595-1700 531

III The Register of Marriages for the City of Edinburgh,

1751-1800 531

IV Register of Interments in the Greyfriars Burying Ground -
Edinburgh, 1658-1700 531

V Earls of Kinnoul 532

VI Arrol and Arroll Births and Marriages - By County in

Scotland - circa 1700-1855 533

VII Arrol and Arroll Births and Marriages - By County in

England - circa 1567-1855 545

VIII Arrell Births and Marriages - By County in England 549

IX Early Arrell Families in Northern Ireland 552

X Data in the index to register of testaments, Commissariot

of Stirling, 1607-1800 553

XI Early Arrell families in Scotland 553

XII McArel/McArrel's in the records of the General Register

Office - Edinburgh 554

XIII Information taken from Microfiche: Victoria, Australia 555

XIV Arrells Listed in the Queensland, Australia Post Office

Directory 555

XV Record of Arrols and Arrolls in Northern Ireland 557

XVI John Arroll, Schoolmaster at Row 559

o BIBLIOGRAPHY 561



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

PART II ARROL and ARROLL INDEXES

Births in Australia 565

Marriages in Australia 566

Deaths in Australia 567

Deaths in Belgium 568

Deaths in Brazil 568

Births in Canada 569

Marriages in Canada 571

Deaths in Canada 572

Births in England and Wales 573

Marriages in England and Wales 579

Deaths in England 583

Deaths in France 586

Deaths in Germany 586

Births in India 586

Marriages in India 586

Deaths in India 586

Births in Ireland 587

Marriages in Korea 587

Births in New Zealand 588

Marriages in New Zealand 590

Deaths in New Zealand 591

Deaths in Nigeria 592

Births in Northern Ireland 592

Marriages in Northern Ireland 592

Deaths in Northern Ireland 593

Deaths in North Africa 593
Births in Scotland including Births recorded in the

Old Parish Registers, 1600-1854 594

Births in Scotland, 1855-1991 614
Marriages in Scotland including Marriages recorded

in the Old Parish Registers, 1629-1854 635

Marriages in Scotland, 1855-1990 641

Deaths in Scotland, prior to 1855 654

Deaths in Scotland, 1855-1990 655

Births in South Africa, 1883-1915 674

Marriages in South Africa, 1882-1914 674



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

ARROL AND ARROLL INDEXES

Deaths in Turkey, 1915 674

Births in the United States, 1850-1991 675

Marriages in the United States, 1875-1991 677

Deaths in the United States, 1880-1987 679

ERROL INDEXES

Births in England 681

Marriages in England 684

Deaths in England 686

Births in Scotland 687

Marriages in Scotland 689

Deaths in Scotland 690

Births in the United States 690

PART III INDEX - THE ARRELLs of ULSTER

Births in Australia 691

Marriages in Australia 693

Deaths in Australia 695

Births in Canada 696

Marriages in Canada 698

Deaths in Canada 700

Births in England, 1786-1988 701

Marriages in England, 1616-1987 706

Deaths in England, 1839-1991 710

Births in New Zealand 713

Marriages in New Zealand 714

Deaths in New Zealand 714

Deaths in Italy 714

Births in Northern Ireland 715

Marriages in Northern Ireland 726

Deaths in Northern Ireland 731

Arrell Births - Scotland 734

Arrell Marriages - Scotland 734



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TABLE OF CONTENTS - Continued

PART III INDEX - THE ARRELLs of ULSTER

Arrell Deaths - Scotland 735

Airell Births - United States 737

Arrell Marriages - United States 738

Arrell Deaths - United States 738

PART IV AREL AND ARRELL INDEXES

Arel and Arrell Births - Canada 739

Arrell and Harel Marriages - Quebec, Canada 744

Arrell Deaths - France 750

Arrell Births - United States 751

Arrell Marriages - United States 754

Arrell Deaths - United States 756

Harel Births - Quebec, Canada 757

Harel Deaths - Quebec, Canada 759

Harel Births - France 760

Harel Marriages - France 761

Individuals with the Given Name Arrol or Arroll 762

Individuals with the Given or Surname Arrol who were not of

Scottish Descent 763



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ABBREVIATIONS USED



b


bom


bapt
c


baptised
christened/confirmed


circa
d


indicates an approximate date only
died


m


married


Edinb

Glas

OPR


Edinburgh

Glasgow

Original Parish Records *


RCE


Register of Corrected Entries *





Indicates name unknown


(L)


Indicates the Arrol surname has been




found to have been spelled Arrol and




Arroll in the vital statistic records



* These records are available at Register House
in Edinburgh, Scotland



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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS



This book could not have been written without the assistance, shared knowledge, and
recollections of many, many people. I want to thank them and to express my thanks to
those who have spent time looking deeply into their own lives and that of their families.

I am particularily indebted to the editor, Robert N. Arrol, M.D. of Areola, Illinois, who
provided crucial guidance and reviewed the material in this document over and over again
during a period of several years. It was he who provided the numbering sequence that
is utilized m the genealogy in this book.

My interest in our heritage gradually grew since about 1975. Since I had been brought
to the United States by my parents as a fifteen month old baby, I really did not know my
family in Scotland nor did I even realize that I had a family left in Scotland. One of my
early contacts was with Robert Norman Arrol, the owner of the Arrol Drug Store in
Areola, Illinois. An exchange of information on our families with Robert Arrol's son,
Robert N. Arrol, M.D., who shared the enthusiasm 1 was showing in researching his
family backbround, eventually elicited the news that we were related. While I started
accumulating information on the Arrols at that time it was not until about 1985 when I
decided that I would become serious about the subject and would work toward publishing
the material. Robert Arrol was equally interested in seeing the material published and
we have worked hand in hand since 1985 toward the publication of this book.

I also owe a debt of gratitude to my brother-in-law, Herbert Zollitsch, Ph.D. former Dean
of the School of Management of Marquette University, who showed me how to organize
much of the material. He had completed a study and genealogy of the Zollitsch family.

Commencing early in 1985 I have devoted every spare moment to searching for Arrols,
Arrolls and Arrells and doing research and study in many countries mto the heritage and
ancestory of those with these surnames. I have made some thirty trips to Scotland since
1962 and in recent years have spent several weeks on a number of occasions doing
research in the General Register House in Edinburgh. At General Register House 1
studied the Parish Records while tracing down all of the vital statistic records that are
located at this facility on the Arrells, Arrols, Arrolls and Errols.

In collecting this information I have also made trips to Michigan in April 1985; to
Ontario, Canada in May 1985; Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver and Vancouver Island,
British Columbia in July -August 1985, to Boston, Massachusetts in April 1986; to New
Zealand and Australia in 1986; to the Yamaska District of Quebec, Canada in July 1987;
and to Vancouver Island in March 1990. Included in the trips to Scotland have been trips
to Northern Ireland in 1986 and 1990 and several trips to England that were made in
conjuction with many business trips to the United Kingdom. An extensive several week
trip was made in October and November 1990 to England, Scotland and Northern Ireland
to interview Arrells, Arrols, Arrolls and Errols. The result is this volume. The



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contribution of many people to this project will be apparent from reading this material.

The purpose of this volume is to serve as a historical record of the Arrol family.
Included in this study is an historical record of the various forms of orthography of the
name, the most common spellings of which are Arrol, ArroU and Errol. Also included
is a section on the name Arrell which is etymologically similiar to the name Arrol and
Arroll. The Arrell's of Northern Ireland have been studied in significant detail and this
information is included. The name Arrell is also identified with the Yamaska District of
Quebec, the descendents of JEAN-LOUIS HAREL of Trois Rivieres. While I did
considerable personal research on this family I have also incorporated significant
information on this family which was researched by Jack Arrell, of Medford, Oregon and
George E. Christian, Jr. and Richard L. Christian of Louisville, Kentucky and their
DICTIONNARE GENEALOGIQUE des descendents de JEAN-LOUIS
HAREL-dit-JANREL et MARIE PESCHER. The information included on this family is



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