William Cawkwell

1775–1855 (Age 80)
Thorne, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Cawkwell was born in 1775, in Thorne, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Barnabas Cawkwell, was 24 and his mother, Ruth Raper, was 22. He married Hannah Thompson on 17 July 1802, in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1855, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Cawkwell
1775–1855
Hannah Thompson
1784–
Marriage: 17 July 1802
Mary Cawkwell
1803–
Abraham Cawkwell
1814–
Richard Cawkwell
1806–
William Cawkwell
1808–1887
Hannah Cawkwell
1810–1865
Thomas Cawkwell
1815–
Ruth Cawkwell
1821–

Spouse and Children

    Male1775–1855Male

    Hannah Thompson

    Female1784–Female

MARRIAGE
17 July 1802
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Mary Cawkwell

    Female1803–Female

    Richard Cawkwell

    Male1806–Male

    William Cawkwell

    Male1808–1887Male

    Hannah Cawkwell

    Female1810–1865Female

    Abraham Cawkwell

    Male1814–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 26

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.
1815

Age 40

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 46

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.

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Sources (3)

  • William Cawkwell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Cawkwell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Wm Cawkwell, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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