Alice Gurney


Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Gurney was born in 1804, in Aldbury, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Job Gurney, was 25 and her mother, Mary Dean, was 27. She married Thomas Sharp on 27 June 1830, in Aldbury, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1882, in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78, and was buried in Aldbury, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Sharp
Alice Gurney
Marriage: 27 June 1830
Emma Sharp
Caroline Sharp
Caroline Sharp
John Sharp
Mary sharp
Elizabeth Sharp
William Sharp

Sources (14)

  • Alice Sharp in household of Thomas Sharp, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Sharp, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice Gurney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1830Aldbury, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 4

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 11

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


    Age 26

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin):

    habitational name from Gournay-en-Brai in Seine-Maritime in France.

    perhaps occasionally also a habitational name from Great Gornhay, in Tiverton (Devon); see Garnsey .

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

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