John Corbridge


Brief Life History of John

When John Corbridge was born in 1788, in Thornley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Corbridge, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Dunderdale, was 31. He died in 1853, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 65, and was buried in Chipping, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Corbridge
Margaret Dunderdale
Ellen Corbridge
Alice Corbridge
Margaret Corbridge
William Corbridge Sr.
Lawrence Corbridge
John Corbridge
Edmund OR Edmund Corbridge
James Corbridge
Mary Corbridge

Sources (6)

  • John Corbridge in household of William Corbridge, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Corbrick, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Corbridge, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 13

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 20

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.


Age 27

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Corbridge in Northumberland, named in late Old English as Corebricg ‘bridge near Corchester’, from a shortened form of Corstopitum, the Celtic name of Corchester + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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