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Southwell Genealogy and Southwell Family History Information

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About the Southwell surname

Some hopefully accurate facts

- In the UK the Southwells came to Ireland during the plantation of Ulster and Sir Thomas Southwell was awarded tracts of land in Downpatrick for loyal service to the Queen.
- Robert Southwell Poet and Martyr was one of the last Catholics executed in England for his faith.
- Southwells are also found in Limerick, Ireland where Viscount Southwell of Castle Mattress has resided for a number of generations