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.
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’.