David Thompson

about 1810–
Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of David

David Thompson was born about 1810, in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son with Mary Julia Cornell.

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David Thompson
1810–
Mary Julia Cornell
1815–
Albert Harold Thompson
1835–1882

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1815

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 11

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1823

Age 13

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (1)

  • David Thompson in entry for Ann Thompson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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