Early Origins of the Trewinner family
The surname Trewinner was first found in Cornwall
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor of Trewinnard in the parish of St Erth. Cornwall
was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany
than to England
. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon
Early History of the Trewinner family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trewinner research.Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1360, 1495, 1549, 1542, 1549, 1525 and 1582 are included under the topic Early Trewinner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Trewinner Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Trewinner family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was William Trewynnard (by 1495-1549), of Trewinnard, Cornwall
, an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Helston in 1542; he was robbed and his estates despoiled during the Prayer Book Rebellion in 1549; and Elizabeth Trewinnard, Lady Killigrew (c.
1525-1582), an aristocratic... Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trewinner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Trewinner family to the New World and Oceana
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. Many fisherman from the coastal villages of Cornwall
migrated to the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Florida, and to the Leeward Islands..