Dorothy Ratcliffe

Female23 November 1806–23 December 1881

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Ratcliffe was born on 23 November 1806, in Leyburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Ratcliffe, was 30 and her mother, Rachel Jackson, was 21. She married Richard Winsby on 6 July 1829, in Wensley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wensley, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 23 December 1881, in Stockton, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Richard Winsby
Dorothy Ratcliffe
Marriage: 6 July 1829
Elizabeth Winsby
George Ratcliffe Winsby
William Winsby
Mary Ann Winsby
Alice Winsby
Rachel Winsby
George Winsby
Thomas Winsby
John Winsby
Isabella Winsby

Sources (37)

  • Dorothy Winsby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Dorothy Ratcliffe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Dorothy Ratcliffe, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1829Wensley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 9

    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 15

    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.


    Age 24

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Ratliff .

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

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