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Vinor Early Origins



The surname Vinor was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from early times before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Vinor Spelling Variations


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Vinor Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Vinor family name include Vyner, Viner and others.

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Vinor Early History


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Vinor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vinor research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1653, 1675, 1558, 1665, 1653, 1654, 1666, 1631, 1688, 1674 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Vinor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vinor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vinor Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Thomas Viner (1558-1665), an English goldsmith, who was Lord Mayor of London from 1653 to 1654, and created a Baronet in 1666...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vinor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vinor In Ireland


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Vinor In Ireland



Some of the Vinor family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Vinor surname or a spelling variation of the name include: John Viner, who settled in Virginia in 1663; Thomas Viner settled in New England in 1672; Anthony Viner settled in Antigua in 1678; Jane Viner settled in Maryland in 1735..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    11. ...

    The Vinor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vinor Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 April 2014 at 15:15.

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