Martha Battersly

21 October 1770–
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Battersly was born on 21 October 1770, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Battersby, was 33 and her mother, Mary Crowder, was 40.

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John Battersby
Mary Crowder
Sarah Battersby
Jane Battersby
Margaret Battersby
Mary Battersly
Richard Battersby
John Battersby
Martha Battersly
Ann Battersby
Mary Battersby

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World Events (6)

Age 45
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire
Age 55
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.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 72
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

English: habitational name from Battersby in North Yorkshire, named with the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Bǫðvarr (composed of the elements baðwa ‘battle’ + harjaz ‘warrior’) + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Martha Battersby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha Battersby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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