William Bicknell

1754–1840 (Age 86)
Ilton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Bicknell was born in 1754, in Ilton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. He married Gertrude Adams on 29 April 1803, in Isle Brewers, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 10 February 1840, in Isle Brewers, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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William Bicknell
1754–1840
Gertrude Adams
1768–1847
Marriage: 29 April 1803
Abigail Bicknell
1804–
Elizabeth Bicknell
1808–1895
Abigail Bicknell
1808–1846

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 April 1803
Isle Brewers, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 47

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.
1815

Age 61

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 69

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire or Bickenhall in Somerset. Both are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old English h(e)all ‘hall’. 2. variant of Bignell .

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

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  • William Bicknell in entry for Abigail Bicknell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Bicknell in entry for Abigail Bicknell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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