Hannah Mayor

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Mayor was born on 5 April 1772, in Hutton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Mayor, was 42 and her mother, Isabel Clarkson, was 41. She married Richard Charnley on 11 April 1803, in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in 1843, at the age of 71.

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Richard Charnley
Hannah Mayor
Marriage: 11 April 1803
Elizabeth Charnley
Sarah Charnley

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  • England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  • Lancashire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936
  • Hannah Wayer in entry for Richard Charnley, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"

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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

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Carlos, Pedro, Agapito, Alberto, Cesar, Cosme, Javier, Jorge, Jose, Juan, Manuel, Orlando.

English (Lancashire): variant of Mayer 1.

Spanish: nickname for an older man or a distinguishing epithet for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name, from mayor ‘older’, from Latin maior (natus), literally ‘greater (by birth)’.

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

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