John Badger

1759–
Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Badger was born in 1759, in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Bagnall, was 54 and his mother, Martha Badger, was 43.

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Family Time Line

William Bagnall
1705–1762
Martha Badger
1716–1760
William Bagnall
1736–1762
Benjamine Bagnell
1741–
James Bagnall
1737–
Joseph Bagnall
1740–1786
Benjamin Bagnall
1743–
Betty Bagnal
1745–
Martha Bagnal
1749–
George Bagnall
1752–1826
Nanny Bagnall
1754–
Thomas Bagnall
1756–1774
John Badger
1759–

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 56

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 62

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.
1823

Age 64

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands):1. habitational name from a place in Shropshire named Badger, probably from an unattested Old English personal name Bæcg + Old English ofer ‘ridge’. 2. occupational name for a maker of bags ( see Bagge 1) or for a peddler who carried his wares about with him in a bag. It is unlikely that the surname has anything to do with the animal ( see Brock 2), which was not known by this name until the 16th century.

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

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