Roger Wallwork

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

The Life Summary of Roger

When Roger Wallwork was born on 7 June 1747, in Clifton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Wallwork, was 12 and his mother, Else Wallwork, was 13. He married Alice Grundy on 4 August 1774, in Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 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
James Wallwork
Roger Wallwork
Elizabeth Wallwark
Margaret Wallwork

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1774Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
    Age 5
    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
    1754 · Seven Years' War
    Age 7
    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 40
    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 (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 (24)

    • Roger Wallwork in entry for Margaret Wallwork, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Roger Wallwork in entry for Alice Wallwork, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
    • Roger Wallwork in entry for Thomas Holt, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"

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