Judith Hieron

1739–12 August 1843
Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Judith

When Judith Hieron was born in 1739, in Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hieron, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Horwood, was 24. She married James Walkley on 9 May 1762, in Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She was buried in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Field
Judith Hieron
Marriage: 15 February 1774
Daniel Field
Sarah Field
John Field
Mary Field

Spouse and Children

    John Field



15 February 1774
Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England


    Daniel Field


    Sarah Field


    John Field


    Mary Field


Parents and Siblings

    William Hieron


    Sarah Horwood





    Sarah Hieron


    Joseph Hieron


World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 62

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.

Age 76

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 82

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

1 English and French (Héron): nickname for a tall, thin person resembling a heron, Middle English heiroun, heyron (Old French hairon, of Germanic origin).2 English: habitational name from Harome in North Yorkshire, named with Old English harum, dative plural of hær ‘rock’, ‘stone’. This surname has evidently become confused with 1.3 Irish: reduced form of O’Heron, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUidhrín ‘descendant of Uidhrín’, a personal name from a diminutive of odhar ‘dun’, ‘swarthy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Judith Field, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Judith Hiron, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Judith Hieron, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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