Mary Hawkeswood

Female21 September 1778–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Hawkeswood was born on 21 September 1778, in Halesowen, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hawkesford, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ladbrooke, was 25.

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Family Time Line

William Hawkesford
Mary Ladbrooke
John Hawkesford
John Hawkesford
Hannah Hawkesford
Joseph Hawksford
Thomas Hawkesford
Mary Hawkeswood
Sarah Hawkesford
Elizabeth Hawksford
Joseph Hawkesford

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hankesford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Hawkesford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Hankesford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

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 30

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 37

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

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Hawkswood (Shrops).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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