William Heald

November 1706–
Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Heald was born in November 1706, in Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Evan Heald, was 33 and his mother, Ellin Parker, was 34. He married Jane Jannet Raby on 11 February 1735, in Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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William Heald
Jane Jannet Raby
Marriage: 11 February 1735
Mary Heald
Sarah Heald
William Heald

Spouse and Children

11 February 1735
Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



    Jennet Evan Heald



    Thomas Heald




+6 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 109

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 119

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived on a hillside, from Old English helde, hælde, hielde ‘slope’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Heald, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Wm. Heald, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Wm. Heald in entry for Sarah Heald, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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