Famous People with Winteringham Connections
Rev Thomas Adam
Rector of Winteringham, and author of several notable religious books, including “Private Thoughts on Religion.”
John Charles Burkill, (1900-1993)
Mathematician, Baptised in Winteringham
(Charles Dodgson) author of Alice in Wonderland, and
photographer - including six photographs taken in Winteringham in 1863.
Rev Edward Boteler,
King’s Chaplain and Royalist
Annie & Germaine Schwab,
former owners of Winteringham Fields
first King of Lindsey. Some suggest that Winteringham is
named after him and indicates the spot where Winta’s people (who were Angles) started settling ... that being the case, Winteringham was the starting point of a whole Kingdom! For details, see here.
William de St Barbara,
Bishop of Durham
Henry Kirke White,
Golfer, who lived in Low Burgage as a young boy, his parents running the fish and chip shop there.
Bryan Budd, VC.
Bryan worked at Winteringham Fields before joining the army, and winning the first posthumous VC for many years for his bravery in Afghanistan. For citation, click here.