Hannah Ann Alston

Brief Life History of Hannah Ann

When Hannah Ann Alston was born from 1802 to 1803, in Waddington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Christopher Alston, was 22 and her mother, Jennet Houlcroft, was 24. She married John Baxter about 1822, in Waddington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Driffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Appleton Roebuck, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died about 1876, in Barton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, and was buried in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Baxter
Hannah Ann Alston
Marriage: about 1822
Joseph Alston
Sarah Baxter
John Alston
John Baxter
Thomas Baxter
Margaret Baxter

Sources (18)

  • Hannah Baxter, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Hannah Alston, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann Baxter, 'England & Wales, Death Index, 1837-2005' on MyHeritage

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World Events (7)


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

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.


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:

from the Middle English personal name Alstan, which is a coalescence of several different Old English personal names: Æthelstān ‘noble stone’, Ælfstān ‘elf stone’, Ealdstān ‘old stone’, or Ealhstān ‘temple stone’.

habitational name from any of various places called Alston (in Cumbria, Lancashire, Devon, and Somerset) or Alstone (in Gloucestershire and Staffordshire). With the exception of Alston in Cumbria, which is formed with the Old Norse personal name Halfdan, these placenames all consist of an Old English personal name + Old English tūn ‘settlement’, for example Ælfsige in the case of Alstone in Gloucestershire.

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

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