Thomas Romney

6 December 1778–28 July 1859 (Age 80)
Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Romney was born on 6 December 1778, in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Romney, was 39 and his mother, Eleanor Park, was 23. He married Sarah Davies on 30 January 1803, in Ulverston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 28 July 1859, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Romney
Sarah Davies
Marriage: 30 January 1803
George Romney
William Romney
James Romney
Thomas Romney
Isabella Romney
Robert Thomson Romney
Helen Thomson Romney
Miles Park Romney

Spouse and Children

30 January 1803
Ulverston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

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.

Age 37

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

Age 45

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from an obscure first element, rumen, + Old English ēa ‘river’ ( see Rye ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Thomas Romney, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Thomas Rumney, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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