Early Origins of the Vynor family
The surname Vynor was first found in Gloucestershire
where they held a family seat
from early times before and after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Vynor family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vynor 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 Vynor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Vynor Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Vynor were recorded, including Vyner, Viner and others.
Early Notables of the Vynor 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... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vynor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Vynor family to Ireland
Some of the Vynor 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.
Migration of the Vynor family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Vynor family emigrate to North America: 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..