Roger Wallwork

7 June 1747–
Clifton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Roger

When Roger Wallwork was born on 7 June 1747, in Clifton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Wallwork, was 39 and his mother, Ann Jackson, was 35. He married Alice Grundy on 4 August 1774, in Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Roger Wallwork
Alice Grundy
Marriage: 4 August 1774
Ann Wallwork
Alice Wallwork
Mary Wallwork
Martha Wallwork
William Wallwork
Miss Wallwork
John Wallwork
Roger Wallwork

Spouse and Children

4 August 1774
Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 54

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.

Age 68

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 78

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name of uncertain origin. Thomas de Wallerwork was living in Lancashire c.1324 . Throughout the Middle Ages English forms in -work alternate with ones in -worth, and the surname may derive from places in County Durham or Greater London called Walworth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roger Wallwork in entry for Alice Wallwork, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Roger Wallworke in entry for John Wallworke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Roger Wallwork in entry for Alice Wallwork, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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