Widnall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Widnall family
The surname Widnall 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 13th century when they were granted lands.
Early History of the Widnall family
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Early Notables of the Widnall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Widnall family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and 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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Widnall (post 1700)
- William Beck Widnall (1906-1983), American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1946-50; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1950-74; Defeated, 1974 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html