John Blimstone

about 1747–
Holywell, Flintshire, Wales

The Life of John

When John Blimstone was born about 1747, in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, his father, Edward Blimstone, was 18 and his mother, Mother Brimstone, was 17. He married Margaret Pierpoint on 27 August 1768, in Witton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Witton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1768 and Witton, Cheshire, England in 1768.

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John Blimstone
Margaret Pierpoint
Marriage: 27 August 1768
John Blimstone
Emma Blinstone
George Blinstone
Wiliam Blinstone

Spouse and Children

27 August 1768
Witton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings


    Mother Brimstone




World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 5

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 7

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.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 40

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

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Sources (3)

  • John Blinstone, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • John Blinstone, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"
  • John Blinstone, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"

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