William Taylor

1775–1854 (Age 79)
Holme Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Taylor was born in 1775, in Holme Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Jabez William Taylor and Elizabeth Pitt. He married Mary Frost on 18 July 1802. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1854, in Rothwell, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

William Taylor
1775–1854
Mary Frost
1786–1843
Marriage: 18 July 1802
Samuel Taylor
1805–1882
Sarah Taylor
1808–1869
Leah Taylor
1819–1843
Robert Taylor
1810–1870
William Taylor
1814–1890
Jane Taylor
1821–1877
Jabez Taylor
1825–1892

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 July 1802
Plumstead, Kent, England
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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 26

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.
1815

Age 40

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 46

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Taylor, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • William Taylor, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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