Welcome to the Warburton Website

Welcome to the Warburton Website, which includes my Warburton One-Name Study, and Warburton DNA Project. To learn more about this site please visit the various sub-page under the About menu item.

I hope you will find this site useful in your own studies of Warburton family history. You are invited to subscribe to receive notifications of future Posts about my research, future site updates, or anything else of interest.

The site also includes a Forum where anyone can initiate or participate in conversations with other interested parties on any subject related to  Warburton family history. Anyone can view the Forum but you will need to register to participate.

The Warburton DNA Project enhances the knowledge gained from traditional genealogical research. For example about half of all Warburtons belong to one of two groups, one descended from a Norman knight, the other from a Saxon inhabitant of the village of Warburton. Several smaller groups have also been identified. My DNA Project has devised a low cost strategy to determine if you belong to one of these groups, so please contact me (click my picture to the right) if you are interested.

I also welcome questions, comments, and anything you have which may enhance the site.

Ray Warburton

Letters from Captain Eliot Warburton MC

Concerning at trip to England by 2 Girls from Nazareth College in 1957

Piers Grove Eliot (Eliot) Warburton (1896-1961) is a member of the Garryhinch clan and descended from George Warburton of Aughrim in Ireland He was the second of 3 sons of the clan founder Richard Warburton , a merchant who appeared in Dublin in 1635.

Eliot is the subject of a biography written by his grandson P Richard Warburton (PGE (ELIOT) Warburton MC: His Life, His Work and His Legacy by P. Richard Warburton).

Eliot married Marie Louise Thompson of Winston Salem, North Carolina in 1923. They met when they were both working in Berlin, and had four children.

DNA Project; Major Update

I have just completed a major update of Warburton DNA Project documentation to reflect recent announcements and their impact on the project. This includes re-writing the DNA Project page itself, and several other documents. The announcement of a new comprehensive…

A Request re MS

I have received a request from Andrew Warburton who is part of the Radcliffe Clan and Lancashire Group. Andrew suffers from MS and is interested in contacting anyone who has MS in their family tree, with a view to exploring whether the condition might have an hereditary element.

If you would like to make contact with Andrew please send me an email and I will forward it to him.