'Winnington1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Winnington of the Birches, Winnington of the Hermitage, Winnington of Northwich, Winnington of Winnington (Wyninton of Wyninton)

Robert, later de Winnington of Winnington (d 1294?)
(1) Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Winington of Winington) starts with Sir Richard Winington of Winington (a 1398) father (by Agnes) of Robert of Winington (father of Richard of Winington & Nicholas of Birches) and of Hugh (m. Cicely Haslington, heiress of the Hermitage) & Richard of Leftwich. We follow Ormerod who shows the connections between the branches quite differently.
(2) Ormerod spells the name of the main line as "Wyninton of Wyninton" and that of Northwich sometimes as "Winington". We keep to "Winnington" for simplicity's sake.
m1. Margery de Winnington (dau/heir of Robert de Winnington, son of William de Winnington (Wyninton))
1. Robert de Winnington of Winnington (Wyninton of Wyninton) (b c1264)
  A. Robert de Winnington of Winnington (a 1327)
i. Richard de Winnington of Winnington (d by 1363)
  ii. Robert de Winnington of Winnington (a temp Edward III who r. 1327-1377)
  a. Sir Richard de Winnington of Winnington (a 1389, 1399)
  m. Agnes ??
  (1) Robert de Winnington of Winnington (a 1399)
Ormerod identifies Robert's wife as Catherine, dau/heir of Ralph Holland of Bretton. Visitation identifies her husband (Robert) as son of Richard son of Robert son of Sir Richard and identifies her mother of Rose Skevington.
  m. Catherine or Alice Holland (dau of Ralph Holland of Bretton by Rose Skevington)
The Harleian editor inserts a generation here into the Visitation, shown in italics, a Richard (of Winington) married to Katherine Venables (d 22.08.1507-8). Ormerod does not show that generation. However, whilst Ormerod shows the following Richard as father of another Richard (father of Katherine & Elizabeth), Visitation does not show that 2nd Richard. Katherine Venables may have been a 2nd wife of ...
  (A) Richard Winnington of Winnington (d before 1495)
  m. Katherine Grosvenor (dau/coheir of Robert Grosvenor of Holme)
  (i) Richard Winnington of Wininngton (d before 1504)
  m. Johanna Smith (d 17.09.1508, dau/coheir of Gilbert Smith of Cuerdley, m2. Philip Egerton of Egerton & Oulton)
  (a) Catherine Winnington (d unm c1508)
  (b) Elizabeth Winnington
  m. Peter (not John) Warburton (d 05.06.1551-2)
  (2) Agnes Winnington
  m. Nicholas Warren of Poynton (b c1378, d 1413)
  b. John de Winnington
  (1) John de Winnington (a 1389)
  B. Richard de Winnington of the Birches (a temp Edward 2 who r. 1307-1327)
  The following comes from MGH.
  i. William de Winnington (a 1351)
  a. Richard de Winnington (a 1389)
  (1) Robert de Winnington (dsp)
  (2) Richard de Winnington (a 1401)
  (A) Robert Winnington (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
  (i) Thomas Winnington of the Birches (a 1492)
  m. Elean Danyel (dau/coheir of _ Danyel of Cheritree Hurst, Lymme)
  (a) Robert Winnington
  m. _ Cotton (dau of Robert Cotton of Lostock)
  ((1)) Robert Winnington
  m. Margery Fernley
  (ii) Richard Winnington
  (iii) John Winnington
  (a) John Winnington
  (iv) Hugh Winnington
m. _ Sutton of Rushton
  (a) Robert Winnington
  m. Katharine Yate
  ((1)) Hugh Winnington of The Hermitage (a 1590)
  m1. Elinor
  ((A)) Thomas Winnington (d young)
  m2. Elizabeth Rudiard (dau of James Rudiard of Winkfield)
  ((B)) Lawrence Winnington
  ((i)) Robert Winnington
  ((C)) Benjamin Winnington
  ((i)) Thomas Winnington
  ((D))+ other issue - Thomas, John
  (B) Richard Winnington
  ii. Richard de Winnington
  C. Roger de Winnington of Northwich (a 1319)
  The following comes from Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 3, 'Cranach, Ermitage, Haslington, and Winnington, of Hermitage', p74) and, except that it shows the Hugh who inherited the Hermitage as a son of Sir Richard of Winington, Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Winington of the Hermitage) and, exept as mentioned below, MGH.
i. Robert de Winnington of Northwich (a 1361)
  m. Margaret
  a. Geoffrey Winnington (dsp)
  b. Lawrence Winnington
  m. Maud Frodsham (heir)
  MGH inserts another generation here, a John of Northwich, but then omits the generation below of Piers.
  (1) Hugh Winnington 'of Northwich', later of the Hermitage
  m. Cecilia Haslington (dau/heir of Thomas Haslington of Hermitage)
  (A) Piers Winnington of the Hermitage
  m. Christian Plumley (dau/coheir of William Plumley of Plumley)
  (i) Lawrence Winnington
  m. Maud Skevington (dau of William Skevington of Dothill)
(a) John Winnington of the Hermitage
  m. Margaret Manwaring (dau of Jenkin (probably not Sanky) Manwaring) of Kermincham
  ((1)) Hugh Winnington
  m. Margaret Snelston (dau of Thomas Snelston)
  ((2)) John Winnington of the Hermitage
  m. Elizabeth Marbury (dau of Lawrence Marbury of Marbury (Merbery of Merbery))
  ((A)) Lawrence Winnington of the Hermitage (dsp)
  m. Ellin Brereton (dau of Sir William Brereton, relict of John Carrington)
  ((B)) Thomas Winnington of the Hermitage (dsp 21.08.1594, 3rd son?)
m. Katherine Carrington (dau of John Carrington of Carrrington, m2. John Mansfeld of Sheriff Hutton)
  ((C)) Margaret Winnington
  m. Hugh Martin of Wimbesley
  ((D)) Katherin Winnington mentioned by Visitation but not by Ormerod
  m. John Booth of Modberley
((E))+ other issue - John, James (dsp), Margaret (dsp), Elizabeth, Elenor
  ((3)) Maud Winnington possibly of this generation
  m. Richard Davenport or Damport of Whelthrough
  ((4)) Margery Winnington possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Cotton
  ((5)) Emma Winnington possibly of this generation
  m. William Baskervyle of Old Withington
  (2)+ other issue - Geoffry, Tibota
  D. Nicholas de Winnington or Winington of Birches (a temp Edward II who r. 1307-1327)
  m. _ Birches (dau/granddau/heir of Nicholas Birches of Birches)
2.+ other issue - Richard (chaplain), Robert (judge)
m2. Matilda (dau of Richard de Wilbraham by Margaret, dau/coheir of Warin Vernon of Shipbrook)
4. Richard de Leftwich of Leftwich (a 1295)
  m. Agnes (d before 1353)

Main source(s): Ormerod (Cheshire, vol 2, 'Winnington of Winnington', p112) with input/support from MGH (vol 1, 1868, 'Winnington Pedigree', p124+), Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Winington of Winington) and as reported above
[Much of the above was first launched within a DRAFT page which was uploaded 16.01.06.]
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