Mary Peet

29 March 1806–
Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Peet was born on 29 March 1806, in Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Peet, was 9 and her mother, Sarah Grayson, was 25.

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Family Time Line

James Peet
1797–1859
Sarah Grayson
1780–
Mary Peet
1806–
Richard Peet
1809–
Henry Peet
1812–1872
Joseph Peet
1815–1879

Parents and Siblings

    Male1797–1859Male

    Sarah Grayson

    Female1780–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1815

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 19

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 36

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): from a pet form of the personal name Peter .2 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch pete ‘godfather’, ‘godmother’, or ‘godchild’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Peel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Peat, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Peel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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