Sarah Hemsely


Brief Life History of Sarah

Sarah Hemsely was born in 1674, in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England. She married Charles Wollerton on 26 October 1695, in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Charles Wollerton
Sarah Hemsely
Marriage: 26 October 1695
Mary Wollarton
Charles Wollerton

Sources (10)

  • Sarah in entry for Mary, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Hemsly, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Sarah Hemsly in entry for Charles Wollerton, "England, Nottinghamshire, Church Records, 1578-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1695Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

    World Events (6)

    1688 · Glorious Revolution

    Age 14

    The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

    1720 · South Sea Bubble

    Age 46

    The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 78

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name either from Helmsley (North Yorkshire) or Gate Helmsley (also North Yorkshire). Gate Helmsley derives from the Old English personal name Hemele (genitive Hemeles) + Old English ēg ‘island’, and had the form Hemelsey till at least the 14th century. The other placename derives from the Old English personal name Helm (genitive Helmes) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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