Early Origins of the Whinbank family
The surname Whinbank was first found in Lancashire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1300 when Henry de Wyndebank held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Whinbank family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whinbank research.Another 179 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1455, 1487, 1582, 1646, 1618, 1704, 1680, 1612, 1645, 1618, 1704 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Whinbank History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Whinbank Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Winbank, Windibank, Windebank, Wyndebank, Wyndibank, Windebanke, Wyndybank, Wyndybanke, Wyndebanke, Winnebank, Whinbank, Whinback and many more.
Early Notables of the Whinbank family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Sir Francis Windebank (1582-1646), an English politician, Secretary of State under Charles I; and his fifth son, John Windebank (1618-1704), an English doctor of medicine who was admitted an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1680 and was buried in Westminster Abbey... Another 78 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Whinbank Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Whinbank 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. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..