Mary Criddle

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Criddle was born in 1754, her father, John Criddle, was 32 and her mother, Ann Burgin, was 29.

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John Criddle
Ann Burgin
William Criddle
Elizabeth Criddle
James Criddle
Mary Criddle
Sarah Criddle

Sources (5)

  • Mary Criddle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Criddle, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
  • Mary Criddle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

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.


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

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): perhaps from an unattested Middle English personal name Cridel (Old English Cridela, which is unexplained).

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

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