on the English/Scottish border. After the
many of Duke William's rebellious Barons moved north. The border became a convenient but turbulent no-man's land where the persecuted Many were given land by King Malcolm Canmore and later by King David of
. Some were native Scots. In the 16th century they became known as the 'unruly clans'. The name was first recorded in England.
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of this family name include: Winskill, Winskil, Wynskill, Wyskyll, Winscale, Winscales, Wynscale, Wynskil, Winscel and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe to the New World. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, to Maine, to Florida, and to the Leeward islands..