Nancy Bennett

July 1824–January 1889 (Age 64)
Euxton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Bennett was born in July 1824, in Euxton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Bennett, was 44 and her mother, Ann Parker, was 39. She married Richard Watkinson on 12 March 1860, in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in January 1889, in Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 64.

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Richard Watkinson
Nancy Bennett
Marriage: 12 March 1860
William Bennet
Ellen Bennett
James or John Watkinson

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World Events (7)

1825 · Museum of Lancashire
Age 1
The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
Age 6
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 18
The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

(1997: 86539;2007: 181770; 2010: 247599)English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘blessed’. In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .

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Sources (19)

  • Nancy Bennett in entry for William Bennett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Nanny Bennett in household of Thomas Bennett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mancy Bennet in household of Thomas Bennet, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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