Martha Battersly

21 October 1770–
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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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Family Time Line

John Battersby
1737–
Mary Crowder
1730–
Sarah Battersby
1759–
Jane Battersby
1761–1802
Margaret Battersby
1761–
Mary Battersly
1765–
Richard Battersby
1768–
John Battersby
1770–1774
Martha Battersly
1770–
Ann Battersby
1773–1774
Mary Battersby
1778–1856

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1815

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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