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Winnington History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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.

Early Origins of the Winnington family


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.
[2]CITATION[CLOSE]
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.

Early History of the Winnington family


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Winnington Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Winnington family (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...
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Migration of the Winnington family to the New World and Oceana


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 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Winnington Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Nathan Winnington, who arrived in Virginia in 1735
  • Robert Winnington, who settled in Virginia in 1745

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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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.
  4. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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