William Goldsbrough

about 1794–
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Goldsbrough was born about 1794, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Goldsbrough, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Bellamy, was 30. He lived in Carlton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Thomas Goldsbrough
Hannah Bellamy
Jane Goldsborough
William Goldsbrough
Sarah Goldsbrough
Amelia Goldsbrough
Joseph Goldsbrough
Mary Ann Goldsbrough
Elizabeth Goldsborough
Hannah Goldsbrough
John Goldsbrough

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World Events (8)


Age 21

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 27

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 36

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Goldsborough. One, near Knaresborough is named from the Old English (or Old German) personal name Godel + Old English burh ‘fortified place’. The other, near Whitby, is named from the Old English personal name Golda + burh.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • William Goldsbrough, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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