Mary Bassock

1759–27 April 1823 (Age 64)
Lydd, Kent, England

The Life of Mary

When Mary Bassock was born in 1759, in Lydd, Kent, England, her father, John Bassock, was 20 and her mother, Mary, was 29. She married Richard Irons on 10 July 1783, in Lydd, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 27 April 1823, at the age of 64, and was buried in Lydd, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Irons
1752–1823
Mary Bassock
1759–1823
Marriage: 10 July 1783
Richard Bassett Irons
1782–1842
Henry Irons
1786–
Thomas Irons
1784–
Elizabeth Irons
1786–
James Irons
1788–1840
John Irons
1789–
Jeremiah Basset Irons
1791–
William Irons
1792–
George Irons
1794–
Mary Irons
1795–
Sarah Irons
1797–
George Irons
1798–
Jane Irons
1800–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 July 1783
Lydd, Kent, England
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1755–Female

    Female1757–1821Female

    Female1759–1823Female

    Jeremiah Bassett

    Male1761–1837Male

    Ann Bassock

    Female1763–Female

World Events (7)

1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 11

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 Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea.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.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 16

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 28

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)

  • Mary Bassock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary in entry for George Irons, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary in entry for Jane Irons, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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