Mary Fall

Female4 November 1834–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Fall was born on 4 November 1834, in Topcliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Fall, was 30 and her mother, Ann Snowdon, was 26. She lived in Topcliffe by Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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William Fall
Ann Snowdon
Mary Fall
Christopher Fall
William Fall
George Fall

Sources (4)

  • Mary Fall in household of William Fall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Fall, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Fall, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 29

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 46

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: African/Muslim Cheikh, Amadou, Serigne, Mamadou, Modou, Aboubacar, Awa, Fatou, Idrissa, Matar, Moctar, Oumou.

Scottish or Irish: shortened form of McFall .

English: topographic name, Middle English fal(le) ‘fall, descent’ (from Old English (ge)feall or (ge)fall ‘felling of trees’, Old Norse fall ‘forest clearing’), denoting a waterfall, steep slope, or (in northern England) a forest clearing.

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

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