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Re: Origin of Pownall family name
Posted by: Stewart Baldwin Date: May 25, 2001 at 14:19:28
In Reply to: Origin of Pownall family name by Sharon Stephens of 176

English. The family probably got its name after the location
of Pownall Fee in Cheshire. Numerous Pownall families
live in the area.

On the other hand, I have never seen any good evidence for the
claim that the family descends from the Anglo-Norman family
of Paynel.

Stewart Baldwin


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