Mary Hattersley

Female9 October 1785–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Hattersley was born on 9 October 1785, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hattersley, was 40 and her mother, Hannah Cartwright, was 36. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with William Dodsworth. She lived in Holy Trinity King's Square, York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

William Dodsworth
Mary Hattersley
Thomas Dodsworth
William Dodsworth
John Dodsworth
Maria Dodsworth
Mathew Dodsworth
Charlotte Dodsworth
Leah Dodsworth

Sources (31)

  • Mary Harwood, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Hattersly, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary in entry for William Dodsworth, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

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Children (7)

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 16

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.


Age 30

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 36

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 (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Hattersley (Cheshire). The placename may derive from a shortened form of Old English hēah-dēor ‘stag, deer’ (genitive hēah-dēores) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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