William Whyley


Brief Life History of William

William Whyley was born in 1805, in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England. He married Mary Cowling about 1827, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Adlingfleet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in 1848, in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 43.

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William Whyley
Mary Cowling
Marriage: about 1827

Sources (3)

  • William Whyley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Whyley, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • William Whyley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1827Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • World Events (3)


    Age 10

    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 16

    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.


    Age 18

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Whiley .

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

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