where they were Lords of the manor of Stockton from early times. But by the year 1221 they had moved north into
, where Duncan Swainston was the scion of that branch.
Swainston Manor lies 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east of Calbourne on the Isle of Wight. It was originally a manor house but has now been converted to a hotel. It has a 12th-century chapel on its 32 acres thought to have been built by the Bishops of Winchester.
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of this family name include: Swainson, Swanston, Swenson, Swenston, Swainston, Swanson and many more.
Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Dr. Alan Swainston of York; and Francis Swanton (c 1605-1661) of Wincanton, Somerset
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