Hannah Cornhill

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Cornhill was born about 1787, in Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Job Cornhill, was 33 and her mother, Ann Davis, was 26. She married Richard Hadland on 25 December 1816, in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Norton Lindsey, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Wolverton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 29 January 1875, in Fulbrook, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Richard Hadland
Hannah Cornhill
about 1787–1875
Marriage: 25 December 1816
William Hadland
Jane Hadland
Richard Hadland
Jane Alice Hadland
Joseph Hadland

Sources (15)

  • Hannah Hadland in household of Richard Hadland, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Hannah Cormell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Hannah Carnal, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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.


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

Name Meaning

1 English: locative name in SE England mainly from Cornhill in London but elsewhere alternatively from Cornhill (Northumb) or one of the many minor places so called. It has often become Cornell and has sometimes been confused with Cornwall , and Cornwell , as in the case of Thomas Cornell, 1722 in Parish Registers (Horringer, Suffolk), who is also called Cornwall (1736), Cornwell (1740) and Cornhill (1766).

2 English: see Cornall .

3 English: see Cornwall .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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