Ann

9 October 1806–
Kirkby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann was born on 9 October 1806, in Kirkby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nicholas Roberts, was 24 and her mother, Rachel Scarisbrick, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Roberts
1782–1837
Rachel Scarisbrick
1780–1865
Jane Roberts
1803–1851
James Roberts
1805–1869
Ann
1806–
Thomas Edward Roberts
1808–1900
Elizabeth Roberts
1811–1861
William Roberts
1813–1885
Ellen ROBERTS
1817–
John Roberts
1819–
Mary ROBERTS
1822–1851
Rachel ROBERTS
1824–1897

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 2

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 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 36

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Anne . In the U.S. Ann is the more frequent spelling.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ann Roberts, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"
  • Ann Roberts, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ann - birth: 9 October 1806;

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