Jane

1720–
Long Preston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

Jane was born in 1720, in Long Preston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Bullock and Elizabeth. She married Ingram Winterburn on 25 December 1755, in Long Preston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Ingram Winterburn
1729–
Jane
1720–
Marriage: 25 December 1755
Elizabeth Winterburn
1758–
William Winterburn
1759–
John Winterburn
1761–
Eleanor Winterburn
1763–
Mary Winterburn
1765–1838
Jane Winterburn
1768–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1755
Long Preston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Elizabeth Winterburn

    Female1758–Female

    Male1759–Male

    Male1761–Male

    Eleanor Winterburn

    Female1763–Female

    Mary Winterburn

    Female1765–1838Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Bullock

    Male1698–Male

    Elizabeth

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

    Female1720–Female

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 81

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 88

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.
1815

Age 95

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

Name Meaning

Originally a feminine form of John , from the Old French form Je(h)anne. Since the 17th century it has proved the most popular of the feminine forms of John, ahead of Joan and Jean . It now also commonly occurs as the second element in combinations such as Sarah-Jane. In Britain it is still one of the most frequent of all girls' names. It is not a royal name, but was borne by the tragic Lady Jane Grey ( 1537–54 ), who was unwillingly proclaimed queen in 1553 , deposed nine days later, and executed the following year. Seventy years earlier, the name had come into prominence as that of Jane Shore , mistress of King Edward IV and subsequently of Thomas Grey , 1st Marquess of Dorset, Lady Jane's grandfather. Jane Shore's tribulations in 1483 at the hands of Richard III , Edward's brother and successor, became the subject of popular ballads and plays, which may well have increased the currency of the name in the 16th century. A 19th-century influence was its use as the name of the central character in Charlotte Brontë's novel Jane Eyre ( 1847 ). From 1932 to 1959 it was used as the name of a cheerful and scantily clad beauty whose adventures were chronicled in a strip cartoon in the Daily Mirror. It is also borne by the American film stars Jane Russell ( 1921–2011 ) and Jane Fonda ( b. 1937 ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane in entry for Mary Winterburn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane in entry for William Winterburn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jennet Bullock, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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