The origin and history of the name
The origin and history of the name
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Shipwrecks

The family lore of shipwreck survivors being absorbed into the local populace is a very persistent tale spanning branches of the family even where the surname spelling has diverged greatly and so is likely to be of great antiquity from long before written records of wrecks were kept. 

 

To demonstrate the dangerous nature of the waters around Whintey, attached is a list of recorded ships that came to grief from the eighteenth century onwards.

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