William Wither was listed in Lincolnshire c. 1160 and Geoffrey Wider was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Gloucestershire in 1192. He resigned as chairman of 7 Holdings in 2015 after an employment scandal involving foreign students, but he continues to own 50% of the company. 1 Spot On 2017 Forbes Australia Rich List, Australia's Richest 2017: Country's Wealthiest Continue Mining For Dollars. Many patronyms were formed when a son used his father's personal name as a surname, while others came from the personal names of famous religious and secular figures.
His sister, Beverley Barlow, and her husband owned the other half before her death in July 2017. In this case, the surname was originally derived from the given name of an ancestor of the bearer.
", The surname Withers was first found in Norfolk and Lincolnshire where the first record of the name "occurs in the Domesday Book as a tenant prior to that census. "
Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 1 spot on the 2017 Forbes Australia Rich List after a near doubling of her wealth to US$16.6 billion since last year’s list. He also seemed to be a happy fun loving guy! Mr. Henry Withers, (b. What I’d like to know are the former musicians who played with Dire Straits made to sign a Vow of Silence contract, for according to Pick Withers, Mark Knopfler was paranoid about falling into arguments about songwriting Royalties.
Pick David Withers, the drummer for Dire Straits, is said to have come up with the name Dire Straits, because of Mark Knopfler and John Illsley’s state of affairs.That is complete nonsense, neither Knopfler or Illsley were TOILING ON THAT FRONT. ( Log Out / The Straits drummer who has backed the greatest of rock acts also said, he feared the band was was moving into the Stadium Rock territory, and not wanting to fall into a hedonistic existence, where everybody tells you,”How great you are,” he thought it time to leave Dire Straits.
David "Pick" Withers (born April 4, 1948) was the original drummer for the rock band Dire Straits and played on their first four albums, which included hit singles such as "Sultans of Swing," "Romeo and Juliet" and "Skateaway."