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Winterton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Winterton surname is thought to be derived from several place names in South Humberside and in Norfolk. These places names come from the Old English "winter," and "tun," which meant enclosure or settlement; perhaps referring to a place only inhabited in the winter.

Early Origins of the Winterton family


The surname Winterton was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat. It has also been suggested a family of this name came to Britain following the Battle of Hastings in 1066, when William, Duke of Normandy, having prevailed over King Harold, granted most of Britain to his many victorious Barons. There was a Tochus (Touchet) of Winterton listed in the Domesday Book, [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
who held lands in Norfolk. Touchet came from the family of Notre-Dame du Touchet in Normandy and arrived with William the Conqueror.

Early History of the Winterton family


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Winterton Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Winterton, Wintertone, Wynterton, Wyntertone, Wyntertune, Wintertune, Wynterton, Wintertone and many more.

Early Notables of the Winterton family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Winterton family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Winterton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Marg Winterton, who arrived in Virginia in 1650 [2]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)
  • Wm. Winterton, who settled in Virginia in 1656
  • William Winterton, who arrived in Virginia in 1656 [2]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)
  • George Winterton, who arrived in Maryland in 1660
  • George Winterton, who landed in Maryland in 1660 [2]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)

Winterton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Winterton, who landed in New York in 1801 [2]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)
  • William Winterton, who arrived in New York in 1801
  • Mr. Winterton, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]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)
  • Edward Winterton, who arrived was on record in Philadelphia in 1858

Contemporary Notables of the name Winterton (post 1700)


  • Paul Winterton (1908-2001), English journalist and crime novelist
  • Major General Sir Thomas John Willoughby Winterton KCMG, CBE, DL (1898-1987), British Army officer, Military Governor and Commander of the British and US Zone of the Free Territory of Trieste from 1951 to 1954
  • The Right Honourable Rosalie Winterton (b. 1958), British politician, Opposition Chief Whip (2010-)
  • Professor George Graham Winterton (1946-2008), Australian professor of constitutional law at the University of Sydney
  • Jane Ann Winterton (b. 1941), née Hodgson, Lady Winterton, British Member of Parliament for Congleton (1983-2010)
  • Sir Nicholas Raymond Winterton (b. 1938), British politician, Member of Parliament for Macclesfield (1971-2010)

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Citations


  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ 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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