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Winser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



When the ancestors of the Winser family emigrated to England following the Norman Conquest in 1066 they brought their family name with them. They lived in Berkshire, at Windsor Castle.

Early Origins of the Winser family


The surname Winser was first found in Berkshire, where they were descended from William FitzOtho, who was son of Adalbert the second Duke of Lombardy. This Walter was given Windsor Castle by William, Duke of Normandy. His son, William Fitzwalter assumed the surname of the Castle.

Early History of the Winser family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Winser research.
Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1178, 1360, 1381, 1445, 1467, 1513, 1541, 1543, and 1624 are included under the topic Early Winser History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Winser Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries. For that reason, spelling variations are common among many Anglo-Norman names. The shape of the English language was frequently changed with the introduction of elements of Norman French, Latin, and other European languages; even the spelling of literate people's names were subsequently modified. Winser has been recorded under many different variations, including Windsor, Winsor, Winzer, Winser, Wincer and others.

Early Notables of the Winser family (pre 1700)


Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Winser Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Winser family to Ireland


Some of the Winser family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 110 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Winser family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Winser Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Winser, English convict from Kent, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 29, 1828, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828
  • Thomas Winser, English convict from Kent, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 29, 1828, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828

Winser Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Emma Winser, aged 21, a cook, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "India" in 1875

The Winser Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Je me fie en Dieu
Motto Translation: I trust in God.


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Citations


  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828

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