Allsopp Genealogy

The Brewery

You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline – it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.

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Coats of Arms

People frequently ask ‘what is the Allsopp Coat of Arms’? and the answer in short is which Allsopp are you referring to.

Learn more on the Arms for variants of the Allsopp name.

Migration to Australia

There are a number of Allsop(p) lineage’s in Australia today, many of which can be traced back to the convict period of the early 1800’s. The first person recorded was William Alsop, a convict, who arrived in NSW from England in 1790 aboard the Surprise as part of the Second Fleet.

Origins of the Name

The Allsopp name and its variants (Alsop, Allsop, Alsopp, etc) are believed to have originated around 900-1000AD in the village of Alsop-en-le-Dale, anciently Elleshope, which is located in Derbyshire, England.

Allsopp One Name Study

A one name study on all variants of the Allsopp family name, worldwide, is currently being undertaken. Should you wish to assist in the collection of Allsopp related information please contact me.

Allsopp Genealogy Facebook Group

Join the Allsopp Genealogy Facebook Group to discuss and exchange information with fellow researchers of all variants of the Allsopp family name.

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