Thomas Staniforth

3 March 1691–
Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Staniforth was christened on 3 March 1691, in Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Staniforth, was 25 and his mother, Ann Worthington, was 18. He had at least 2 sons with Ann Newbit.

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Thomas Staniforth
Ann Newbit
Samuel Troway
Thomas Troway

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World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union
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
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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place, probably near Sheffield (Yorkshire), where the surname is common. The placename appears to derive from Old English stānig ‘stony’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Stanniforth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Stanniforth, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Thomas Stanniforth, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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