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The name Winterson is part of the ancient legacy of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. Winterson was a name used for a person born in the wintertime having derived from the Old English word wintar, meaning wet season.

Early Origins of the Winterson family


The surname Winterson was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Early History of the Winterson family

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Early History of the Winterson family


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Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1162, 1622, 1686, 1661, 1665, 1665 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Winterson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Winterson Spelling Variations

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Winterson Spelling Variations


Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Winterson include Winter, Winters, Wynter and others.

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Early Notables of the Winterson family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Winterson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Winterson family to Ireland

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Migration of the Winterson family to Ireland


Some of the Winterson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Winterson family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Winterson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Winterson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Winterson, English convict from Somerset, who was transported aboard the "Agincourt" on July 6, 1844, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winterson (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Winterson (post 1700)


  • Jeanette Winterson (b. 1959), British novelist

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Citations


  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Agincourt voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1844 with 226 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agincourt/1844

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