Mary Penfold

1776–29 May 1831 (Age 55)
Goudhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Penfold was born in 1776, in Goudhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Penfold, was 52 and her mother, Mary Buss, was 47. She married John Westmore on 5 July 1797, in Goudhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 29 May 1831, in Limehouse St Anne, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 55, and was buried in Limehouse St Anne, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Westmore
Mary Penfold
Marriage: 5 July 1797
Mary Wesmore
John Westmore
Harriet Westmore
Charles Westmore
William Westmore
Charlotte Wesmore
James Westmore
Frederick Westmore
Jane Wesmore
Sophia Wesmore
Louisa Wesmore
Eliza Wesmore
Elizabeth Wesmore
David Wesmore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1797Goudhurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 25
    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
    Age 32
    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.
    Age 39
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex, Surrey and Kent): from Middle English pin-fold, pen-fold, pun(d)-fold ‘animal pound’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a pound for stray animals or, most likely, a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of such a pound. Compare Pinder .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Mary in entry for Charles Westmore, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary Penfold, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Mary Penfold, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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