Sarah Rimington

about January 1780–
Buckminster, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Rimington was born about January 1780, in Buckminster, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Rimington, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Stanger, was 37.

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Family Time Line

William Rimington
1740–1801
Elizabeth Stanger
1742–1816
William Rimington
1773–1819
Leonard Rimington
1775–1837
Elizabeth Rimington
1777–
Sarah Rimington
1780–
John Rimington
1781–1851
Robert Rimington
1783–1828

Parents and Siblings

    William Rimington

    Male1740–1801Male

    Elizabeth Stanger

    Female1742–1816Female

siblings

(6)

    William Rimington

    Male1773–1819Male

    Leonard Rimington

    Male1775–1837Male

    Elizabeth Rimington

    Female1777–Female

    Female1780–Female

    Male1781–1851Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 21

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 28

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.
1815

Age 35

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming ‘boundary stream’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Rimington, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Sarah Rimington, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Rimington - Church record: birth: about January 1780; Buckminster, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

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