Lt General John Wynyard

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Lt General John Wynyard, son of John Wynyard and Anne (…), was born probably shortly before his baptism at St. Margaret's Westminster, London, England, 28 March 1682.1,2 He died 20 February 17521,2 and was buried in the center part of the nave of Westminster Abbey, London, England.2

General Wynyard married Mary Maxwell, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), say 1730.1,2

Lt General John Wynyard left a will 27 May 1751, proved 25 February 1752 naming:
     * son William age about 19
     * daughter Mary age about 15
     * unborn, but expected child
     * wife Mary
     * kinsman John Wenham
     * Executors John Wenham & Thomas Forth.3


Mary Maxwell d. bef. 6 Dec 1776
This person was last edited on23 Jul 2022


  1. [S271] Rev. C. W. Bingham, "The Family of Wynyard," Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica New Series, 2 (1877): 269-272, further cited as Bingham, "Wynyard Family."
  2. [S2535] Westminster Abbey, online,, further cited as Westminster Abbey.
  3. [S949], England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 (on-line database & images), John Wynyard Esq, 1752, Original data: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Series PROB 11, Kew, England: The National Archives, further cited as PCC Wills & Probate.