Worthington Family History Society

Worthington Family History Society

Worthington Families of the Seventeenth Century

The first volume of the book on the Worthington Families of the 17th Century has been published and can be purchased at a cost of £50 or US$70 plus postage. Members can obtain copies from the Society at a discount of 30%. Enquiries should be made to Dr. Sidney Worthington for members in Europe and the rest of the world other than the USA and Canada, e-mail: snowstorm@btinternet.com and Bill Worthington for members in the USA and Canada, email: genworthy@comcast.net.

This volume covers 32 pedigrees of Worthington families where ancestry has been traced back to Lancashire including three in Lincolnshire and one in each of Warwickshire, Middlesex and Maryland, America.

The Register of Worthington References

Covering the period 1500 – 1730, some 2800 references to Worthingtons have been researched and documented in ten volumes of this register. Volumes are fully indexed and the original source of each reference is identified, together with a description of the material found. Copies of the register are available to Society members and can be accessed in the Member’s Area. You can see a sample from the registers below.

Register of References- sample

Coopers & Customs Cutters – Worthingtons of Dover and Related Families 1560-1906, 1997 by Janet R Worthington, Dip FHS, FSAG
PO Box 1633, North Sydney NSW 2059, Australia

Telephone: 61 3 (0) 418124 505
Website: www.janworthington.com
E-mail: jan.worthington17@gmail.com
£25 plus postage and packing worldwide £12

The Worthington family of Dover were prominent in Kent from the mid-16th to early 20th centuries, as Mayors, coopers, Customs Service and Naval officers, and hoteliers. This exploration of their family history adds significantly to published Worthington genealogy.

The Worthington Families of Medieval England, 1985 by Philip M. Worthington, BSc(Eng), CEng, FICE
The Knoll House, Knossington, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8LT, England

Telephone: 44 (0)1664 454315
E-mail: judy_worthington@hotmail.com
£25 including postage.

The Worthington families of England between 1200 and 1600. The book includes biographical sketches of 120 notable Worthington individuals from the Adlington, Blainscough, Charnock, Coppull, Livesey, Standish and other families. The families dealt with are of Worthington, Blainscough, Shevington, Crawshaw, Lincolnshire and others.

The Worthingtons of Failsworth and their Descendants, 2005 by Philip M. Worthington, BSc (Eng.), CEng, FICE
The Knoll House, Knossington, Oakham, Rutland LE15 8LT, England

Telephone: 44 (0)1664 454315
E-mail: judy_worthington@hotmail.com                                                                                                                          £25 including postage.

This opens in 1572 in Failsworth, near Manchester, and traces that line through 12 generations. Other lines and cadet branches covered include the Worthingtons of Waterhouses, Woodhouses, Rochdale, Old Trafford, Manchester and Audenshaw, all in Lancashire and Werneth in Cheshire.