Mary Bassock

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

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Bassock was born in 1759, in Lydd, Kent, England, her father, John Bassock, was 29 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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Richard Irons
Mary Bassock
Marriage: 10 July 1783
Richard Bassett Irons
Henry Irons
Thomas Irons
Elizabeth Irons
James Irons
John Irons
Jeremiah Basset Irons
William Irons
George Irons
Mary Irons
Sarah Irons
George Irons
Jane Irons

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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 Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea.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.

Name Meaning

English: see Bastick .

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

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Sources (17)

  • Mary Austen, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"
  • Mary Austen, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Austen, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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