Sarah Shelton

17 September 1780–
Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Shelton was christened on 17 September 1780, in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Shelton, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Wiltrington, was 24.

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Family Time Line

William Shelton
1755–
Elizabeth Wiltrington
1756–1828
Sarah Shelton
1780–
Mary Shelton
1782–
Anne Shelton
1783–
William Shelton
1788–1868

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siblings

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, which are named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sarah Shelton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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