Walter William Hewitt

1821–5 June 1894
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Walter William

When Walter William Hewitt was born in 1821, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Hewitt, was 36 and his mother, Jane Pickering, was 26. He married Mary Hibbert on 25 February 1844, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Manchester, Lancashire, England in 1891. He was buried in Ormesby Saint Margaret, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Walter William Hewitt
Julia Ann Hoolahan
Marriage: 1870
Dorothy Hewitt
William Hewitt
Fanny Cunningham
Emily Hewitt
Herbert Hewitt
Louisa Hewitt
James William Hewitt

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Liverpool, Lancashire, England


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 4

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.

Age 22

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh . See also Hew . The surname has also long been established in Ireland.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willm Hewitt, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Hewett, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Hewitt, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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