Joseph Hilton

Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Hilton was born in 1805, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Abraham Hilton, was 11802 and his mother, Ann Hulton, was 28.

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Abraham Hilton
Ann Hulton
John Hilton
Joseph Hilton
Lissey Hilton
Benjamin Hilton
Alice Hilton
Joseph Hilton
Ann Hilton
Abraham Hilton
Abraham Hilton
Ann Hilton
Thomas Hilton
Eliza Hilton
Betty Hilton
Rachel Hilton

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World Events (8)

Age 10
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 20
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 37
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 (Lancashire):habitational name from any of various places called Hilton (e.g. in Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, North Yorkshire, and Westmorland), most of which derive from Old English hyll ‘hill’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some come from Old English helde ‘slope’ + tūn.occasionally, as in the case of Ralph filius Hilton (Yorkshire 1219), perhaps from the personal name Hilton, itself a possible form of Norman Hildun, composed of the ancient Germanic elements hild ‘strife, battle’ + hūn ‘bear cub’. Compare Hilt . This English surname is present in Ireland (mainly taken to Ulster in the early 17th century, though recorded earlier in Dublin).

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

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Sources (4)

  • Joseph Hilton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Joseph Hilton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Hilton, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"

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