Early Origins of the Vyner family
Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from early times before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Vyner family
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Vyner Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Vyner has been recorded under many different variations, including Vyner, Viner and others.
Early Notables of the Vyner family (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...
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Migration of the Vyner family to Ireland
Some of the Vyner family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Vyner family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Vyner or a variant listed above: 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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