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"ARROL, AnriELL. Of local origin from Errol in Perthshire, one of the old spellings of which was Arroll. John Arrell in Aroquhybeg is recorded in 1556 (Laing), and Duncan Errole was minister of Luss in 1590 (Fasti, 2. ed., m, p. 333). Thomas Errole in Blairoule was a retainer of Stewart of Ardvorlik in 1592 (RFC., v, p. 28), Thomas Arroll in Arochibeg, Dumbartonshire, and Johnne Arroll in Cashlie, were fined each 20 murks in 1614 for resetting members of the outlawed Clan Gregor (RFC., x, p. 225, 226). Duncan Arrell, cordiner in Drumlegark, was put to the horn along with Macfarlanes of Kepnoch for raiding in 1619 (ibid., M, p. 589), Bessie Herreall is recorded in Frewche, parish of Glenylla, 1625 (Brechin), Duncan Arrell or Arroll, tailor and burgess, and Nicolas Anile, barber, appear in Edinburgh in 1629 and 1653 (Edinb. Marr.; Inquis., 3853), and John Arrell and William Arrell were burgesses of Stirling in 1646 and 1673 (Stirling). Sir William Arrol (1839-1913), engineer and bridge-builder. Arrall 1669. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Wikipedia Sir William Arrol (1839?1913) was a Scottish civil engineer, bridge builder, and Liberal Party politician.

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