William Booker

16 May 1810–
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Booker was born on 16 May 1810, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Booker, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Terry, was 27. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Grace Stanley. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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William Booker
Grace Stanley
Mary Booker
George Booker
Charles Thomas Booker
Ann Booker
Charlotte Booker
Charles Booker
William Henry Booker
Ann Booker

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World Events (8)


Age 5

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 11

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.

Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone concerned with books, generally a scribe or binder, from Middle English boker, Old English bōcere, an agent derivative of bōc ‘book’.2 English: variant of Bowker .3 Americanized form of German Bucher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Booker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Booker, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • William Booker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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