Early Origins of the Witchingham family
The surname Witchingham was first found in Norfolk
at Wychingham, more commonly known as Wichingham. Today Great Witchingham is a village and civil parish about 11 miles (18 km) north-west of Norwich, in the union of St. Faith, hundred
of Eynsford. Witchingham Hall, built in the 16th century, was demolished in the 1980s. The parish church of St Mary notes that John Britton, Bishop of Hereford, who died in 1275, and Sir William Wychinghara, judge of the common pleas in 1363, were natives of the parish. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Little Witchingham is a parish nearby.0
Early History of the Witchingham family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Witchingham research.Another 353 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1257, 1140, 1200, 1246, 1320, 1381, 1510, 1600, 1177, 1552, 1360, 1381, 1350, 1396, 1455, 1346, 1349 and 1357 are included under the topic Early Witchingham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Witchingham Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Winchingham, Wichingham, Witchingham, Winchinham, Wynchingham, Wychinham and many more.
Early Notables of the Witchingham family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Richard de Wychingham (died c. 1360); and his son, Sir William de Wychingham, (died 1381), son of Richard de Wichingham, was lord in the 33d of Edward III; and his son, Nicholas Wychingham (born c. 1350), esquire, of Wichingham, Norfolk
whose daughter Elizabeth... Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Witchingham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Witchingham family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..