William W Peard

Male24 April 1796–21 January 1860

Brief Life History of William W

When William W Peard was born on 24 April 1796, in St Agnes, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Peard, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Vercoe, was 24. He married Philippa Harry on 12 May 1821, in St Stephen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in St Austell, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 21 January 1860, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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William W Peard
Philippa Harry
Marriage: 12 May 1821
Eliza Peard
Harriet Peard
John R Peard
Philippa Peard
Thomas Peard
Sarah Peard
Jane Peard
Dinah Peard
James Peard

Sources (34)

  • William Peard, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Peard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Wm Peard, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1821St Stephen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 5

    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 12

    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 19

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): perhaps a variant of Peart with voicing of final -d.

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

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