Thomas Briscoe

28 January 1774–before 16 January 1827 (Age 52)
Little Wenlock, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Briscoe was born on 28 January 1774, in Little Wenlock, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Briscoe, was 26 and his mother, Mary Dovey, was 31. He married Mary Wem on 26 February 1800, in Little Wenlock, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died before 16 January 1827, in Little Wenlock, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 52, and was buried in Little Wenlock, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Briscoe
1774–1827
Ann Wem
1783–
Marriage: 31 October 1802
Isaac Briscoe
1803–1816
William Briscoe
1805–1806
John Briscoe
1805–1806
Philip Briscoe
1808–1876
Mary Briscoe
1812–
Frances Briscoe
1817–1879
Stephen Briscoe
1820–1871
Abraham Briscoe
1823–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1802
Welsh Bicknor, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 27

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 34

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 41

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

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places so named. Briscoe in Cumberland is named with Old Norse Bretaskógr ‘wood of the Britons’ ( see Brett ). Brisco in Cumberland and Briscoe in North Yorkshire are named with Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + skógr ‘wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Briscoe in entry for Philip Briscoe, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • Thomas Briscoe in entry for Philip Briscoe, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Thomas Briscoe in entry for William Briscoe, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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