George Baldock

1712–1790 (Age 78)

The Life of George

George Baldock was born in 1712, in England as the son of Thomas Baldock and Anne Brett. He married Elizabeth Kirkby on 1 October 1734, in Westwell, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1790, in England, at the age of 78, and was buried in Westwell, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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George Baldock
Elizabeth Kirkby
Marriage: 1 October 1734
John Baldock
George Baldock
Thomas Baldock
Ann Baldock
William Baldock
Jery Baldock
Mary Anne Baldock
Elizabeth Baldock
Edward Baldock
Sarah Baldock

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Kirkby


1 October 1734
Westwell, Kent, England


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Anne Brett




+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 8

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 40

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 42

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hertfordshire, first named in the 12th century by the Knights Templar, who held the manor there. It was named in commemoration of the city of Baghdad, known in Middle English and Old French as Baldac; its Arabic etymology is said to be ‘city of Dat’, the personal name of a dervish.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Baldock in entry for William Baldock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Georg Baldock in entry for ... Baldock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Baldock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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