Frances Gadsby

Female1787–18 January 1869

Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Gadsby was born in 1787, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Gadsby, was 26 and her mother, Ann Hatchet, was 24. She married George Henson on 9 May 1814. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 18 January 1869, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

George Henson
Frances Gadsby
Marriage: 9 May 1814
Elizabeth Henson
Sarah Henson
Mary Henson
Mary Ann Hanson
Ann Henson
George Henson
John Henson
Henry Henson
Thomas Henson

Sources (18)

  • Fanny Henson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Frances Gadesby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Frances Gadsby, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1814
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 14

    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

    Age 21

    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.


    Age 28

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): habitational name from Gaddesby in Leicestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Gadesbi and so named from the Old Norse personal name Gaddr or from Old Norse gaddr ‘spur (of land)’ + ‘settlement’.

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

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