. 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 1560 when Nicholas Stennett held a
in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stinnett research.Another 76 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1674, 1726, 1455, 1487, 1663, 1713 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Stinnett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Stennett, Stennet, Stennit, Stennitt, Stenett, Stenitt, Stenit and many more.
Distinguished members of the family include Joseph Stennett (1663-1713), English Seventh Day Baptist minister and hymnwriter from Abingdon, Berkshire. He was second son of Edward Stennett (d. 1690?) by his wife Mary Quelch and was born at Abingdon, Berkshire. "His father... Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stinnett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.