Thomas Cunnington

5 May 1802–December 1875 (Age 73)
Morborne, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Cunnington was born on 5 May 1802, in Morborne, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Clement Cunnington, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Charter, was 22. He married Mary Ann Burton on 23 January 1825, in Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Chesterton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in December 1875, in London, Middlesex, England, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Cunnington
1802–1875
Mary Ann Burton
1805–1861
Marriage: 23 January 1825
Marianne Nicholls
1825–
Clement Cunington
1828–1889
John Cunnington
1826–
Mary Anne Cunnington
1829–
William Cunnington
1832–1893
Thomas Cunnington
1834–1896
Benjamin Cunnington
1837–
James Cunnington
1841–1906
Elizabeth Cunnington
1845–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 January 1825
Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Clement Cunnington

    Male1769–1829Male

    Sarah Charter

    Female1779–Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1802–1875Male

    Ann Cunnington

    Female1803–1806Female

    John Cunnington

    Male1804–Male

    Clement Connington

    Male1807–1877Male

    William Cunnington

    Male1811–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

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.
1815

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 21

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Cambridgeshire (one formerly in Huntingdonshire) called Conington, from Old Norse kunung ‘king’, ‘chieftain’ (probably replacing earlier Old English cyning) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thos Cunnington, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Cunnington, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Cunnington, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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