William

28 May 1785– (Age NaN)
Tyldesley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William was born on 28 May 1785, in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Abraham Brown, was 37 and his mother, Alice Hoggden, was 33. He died in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Brown
1748–
Alice Hoggden
1752–
Ann
1772–
James Brown
1773–
Moley Brown
1775–
Matty Brown
1776–
Betty Brown
1778–
William
1781–
William
1785–
Thomas
1788–

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 16

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

Age 30

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

Age 38

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

German: From the Old German name Wilhelm or Willihelm, which comes from "weil-helm," protector of rest, defender of tranquility, or from "vil-helm," strong protector. Nicknames are Will, Willy, Bill, Billy. Mailliw, which is found as a female name, is said to be William spelled backwards. Gwilym, Gwyllim, Gwyllym are Welsh forms of the name. Uilleam is the Gaelic form of William. Gulielma is a female name derived from Gulielmus, the Latin form of William. Elma is a female name abbreviated from Gulielma, a feminine formed from Gulielmus, from the root of William. Wilhelmina is a female name derived from the German name Wilhelmine, from Wilhelm, from which comes William. Mina is a female name abbreviated from Wilhelmina, or from the English form Williamina. Minella is a diminutive of Mina. Williamina is a female name corrupted from the name Wilhelmina, or formed from William. Wilmett is a diminutive formed from William. Willmet, Willement, Wilmont, Wilmot, and Wilmenta are female names derived from Wilmet. Uilemhin and Utlemhin are Gaelic forms of Wilhelmina.

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Sources (2)

  • William Brown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Brown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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