Elizabeth Duckenfield

Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Duckenfield was born in 1765, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, her father, Samuel Duckenfield, was 41 and her mother, Rachel Norton, was 35. She married John Hinchcliffe on 14 August 1780, in Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Hinchcliffe
Elizabeth Duckenfield
Marriage: 14 August 1780
Catharine Hinchliffe
Thomas Hinchcliffe
John Hinchliffe
George Hinchliffe
Peter Hinchliffe
Elizabeth Hinchliffe
Sarah Hinchliffe
Edward Hinchcliffe
Ann Hinchliffe
Benjamin Hinchliffe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1780Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1770 · Boston Tea Party
    Age 5
    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
    Age 10
    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
    Age 50
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Dukinfield (Cheshire).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (37)

    • Betty in entry for Ann Hinchliffe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth ..., "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Eliz in entry for Thomas Hinchliffe, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

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