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The Winnington surname is generally thought to be a habitational name taken on from a place name, such as from Winnington, an area of the town of Northwich in Cheshire, or Winningham, a now lost place in from East Yorkshire.

Winnington Early Origins



The surname Winnington was first found in Cheshire where the family is "an ancient family of 'that seed-plot of gentry,' Cheshire. The paternal name was De Croxton, but in the reign of Edward I., Robert son of Lidulfus de Croxton, marrying the heiress of Winnington of Winnington, took the surname of his wife's family. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
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Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
"Winnington Hall, anciently the seat of the Winningtons" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
is located in the township of Winnington. Winnington is also a township, in the parish of Muckleston in Staffordshire but we must look to Cheshire for the family's origin.

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Winnington Spelling Variations


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Winnington Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Winnington, Winington, Winninton, Wininton and others.

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Winnington Early History


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Winnington Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winnington research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1672, 1634, 1700, 1674, 1679, 1666, 1736, 1694, 1707, 1669, 1725, 1708, 1725, 1714 and 1725 are included under the topic Early Winnington History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winnington Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Winnington Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Francis Winnington, (1634-1700), English lawyer and politician, Solicitor General for England and Wales (1674-1679); and his son, Salwey Winnington (1666-1736), of Stanford Court...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Winnington Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Winnington Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Dorothy Winnington, who arrived in Maryland in 1663
  • Richard Winnington, who arrived in Maryland in 1663
  • Richard Winnington, who landed in Maryland in 1663

Winnington Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nathan Winnington, who arrived in Virginia in 1735
  • Robert Winnington, who came to Virginia in 1745

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winnington (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Winnington (post 1700)



  • Sir Anthony Edward Winnington (b. 1948), 7th Baronet of Stanford Court in the County of Worcester, English peer
  • Sir Francis Salwey William Winnington (1907-2003), 6th Baronet of Stanford Court in the County of Worcester, English peer
  • Sir Francis Salwey Winnington (1849-1931), 5th Baronet of Stanford Court in the County of Worcester, English peer
  • Sir Thomas Edward Winnington (1811-1872), 4th Baronet of Stanford Court in the County of Worcester, English peer
  • Sir Thomas Edward Winnington (1780-1839), 3rd Baronet of Stanford Court in the County of Worcester, English peer
  • Sir Edward Winnington (1749-1805), 2nd Baronet of Stanford Court in the County of Worcester, English peer
  • Sir Edward Winnington (1728-1791), 1st Baronet of Stanford Court in the County of Worcester, English peer
  • Salwey Winnington (1666-1736), English landowner and Member of Parliament

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Winnington Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Winnington Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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