Home

Digital Products

Prints

Apparel

Home & Barware

Gifts


Customer Service



Wyneston History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Wyneston is one of the many names that the Normans brought with them when they conquered England in 1066. The name Wyneston came from the Old English personal name Wynstan. That name is derived from the Old English elements wyn, meaning joy, and stan, meaning stone.

Early Origins of the Wyneston family


The surname Wyneston was first found in Gloucestershire where they are conjecturally descended from Ansfrid de Cormeiles, a Norman knight from the Abbey of Cormeiles in Normandy.

Early History of the Wyneston family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wyneston research.
Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1576, 1655 and 1602 are included under the topic Early Wyneston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wyneston 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. Wyneston has been recorded under many different variations, including Winston, Winstone and others.

Early Notables of the Wyneston family (pre 1700)


Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wyneston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Wyneston family to Ireland


Some of the Wyneston family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 111 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 Wyneston family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the uncertainty of the political and religious uncertainty found in England, many English families boarded ships at great expense to sail for the colonies held by Britain. The passages were expensive, though, and the boats were unsafe, overcrowded, and ridden with disease. Those who were hardy and lucky enough to make the passage intact were rewarded with land, opportunity, and social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families went on to be important contributors to the young nations of Canada and the United States where they settled. Wynestons were some of the first of the immigrants to arrive in North America: John Winston settled in Virginia in 1663; Nicholas Winston settled in Barbados in 1654; Stephen Winston settled in Boston in 1716; Thomas Winston settled in Maryland in 1725..

Wyneston Family Crest Products



See Also


Sign Up