Midwinter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Midwinter family
The surname Midwinter was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1188 when John Midwinter held lands.
Early History of the Midwinter family
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Early Notables of the Midwinter family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Midwinter family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Midwinter (post 1700)
- Professor Eric Charles Midwinter (b. 1932), English academic, author and social historian
- William "Billy" Evans Midwinter (1851-1890), Australian (English born) cricketer who played Test matches for both nations
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