Clement Rossington

Maleabout 1746–20 February 1781

Brief Life History of Clement

When Clement Rossington was born about 1746, in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Clement Rossington, was 33 and his mother, Ann Topper, was 27. He married Mary Fletcher on 9 July 1771, in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 20 February 1781, in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 36, and was buried in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Clement Rossington
Mary Fletcher
Marriage: 9 July 1771
Ann Rossington

Sources (7)

  • Clement Rossington in birth of Clement Rossington, 'England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975' on MyHeritage
  • Clement Kessinton or Kessengton, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Clement Rosington or Rosinghon in entry for Mary Rosington or Rosinghon, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 July 1771Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (4)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 6

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 8

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1770 · Boston Tea Party

    Age 24

    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Rossington (WR Yorks).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Story Highlight

    Last Will

    In the name of God Amen, I Clement Rossington of Leasingham in this County of Lincoln, Paper Maker, do make and declare this my last will and testament in manner following. First I commit my soul unt …

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