Mary Chidley

about 1793–
Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Chidley was born about 1793, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Chidley, was 29 and her mother, Mary, was 28.

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 8

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 22

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 37

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Chipley, in Somerset and Devon, or from Chipley Abbey in Suffolk, each having as the second element Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’. In the case of Chipley, Somerset, the first element was probably the Old English personal name Cippa, while Chipley in Devon is named with Old English cēap ‘price’, ‘purchase’, and the Suffolk place name derives from Old English cipp ‘log’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Mary Chidley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Chidley - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mary Chidley

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