Lydya Langford

15 June 1757–
Chard, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lydya

When Lydya Langford was christened on 15 June 1757, in Chard, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Langford, was 30 and her mother, Ann Balch, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Langford
1727–1772
Ann Balch
1725–
John Langford
1755–
Lydya Langford
1757–
Jane Langford
1759–
Richard Langford
1760–
Jenny Langford
1765–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang, long ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, except for Langford in Nottinghamshire, which is named with an Old English personal name Landa or possibly land, here used in a specific sense such as ‘boundary’ or ‘district’, with the same second element.

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

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  • Lydya Langford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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