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Early Origins of the Windebank family


The surname Windebank 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 Windebank family


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Windebank Spelling Variations


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 Windebank 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...
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Migration of the Windebank family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Windebank Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Windebank, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Africaine" in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Africaine.htm
  • Henry Windebank, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1848 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Forfarshire 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Forfarshire.htm

Windebank Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Charlotte Windebank, aged 30, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
  • William Windebank, aged 11, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
  • Betsy Windebank, aged 7, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
  • Henry Windebank, aged 6, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
  • Martha Joan Windebank, aged 3, who arrived in Nelson, New Zealand aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1842
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Contemporary Notables of the name Windebank (post 1700)


  • Sir Francis Windebank (d. 1719), 2nd Baronet of Haines Hill in the County of Berkshire, English peer
  • ? Windebank, English professional cricketer who made four known appearances in first-class matches from 1805 to 1807 for Hampshire

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Africaine.htm
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) FORFARSHIRE 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Forfarshire.htm

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