Amelia Goldsbrough

about 1802–7 April 1869 (Age 67)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Goldsbrough was born about 1802, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Goldsbrough, was 40 and her mother, Hannah Bellamy, was 38. She died on 7 April 1869, at the age of 67.

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1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 6

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 13

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 19

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.

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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