From Susan Darwin [c. 24 October 1839]1
Arms.— S a Chevron between three Stork’s heads erased at the neck Argc 2 [DIAGRAM HERE] Another branch of the Warings settled in Ireland in the reign of Charles 1st at Potlerath in the County of Kilkenny, and Jane, the Varina of Swift,3 whose cold & brutal letter to her reflects so much disgrace on the early story of that extraordinary character; was probably of that family, though her father William Waring, was of the county of Antrim.—
The Warings originally were a Staffordshire family— Nicholas, is written Esquire & styled of Wolverhampton in Henry the eights reign.—
Robert Waring was settled at Wilsford, in the County of Nottingham & was Grandfather to Anne, wife of William Darwin of Cleatham— who was your great great Grandfather.4
My father bids me say he is no herald or genealogist.
this is copied fr the book on the Sheriffs of Shropshire.—5
Gives some information on Darwin family history.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 472,” accessed on 24 January 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-472