William Collingwood

26 September 1805–8 June 1820
Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Collingwood was born on 26 September 1805, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Collingwood, was 31 and his mother, Mary Southerington, was 28. He was buried in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Collingwood
1774–
Mary Southerington
1777–
Elizabeth Collingwood
1794–1815
Thomas Collingwood
1796–
Ann Collingwood
1799–
Mary Collingwood
1802–1820
Lucy Collingwood
1804–
William Collingwood
1805–1820

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World Events (2)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 3

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 10

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, probably from Collingwood in Staffordshire, although the surname is now more common on Tyneside. The place name arose from a wood the ownership of which was disputed (from Middle English calenge ‘dispute’, ‘challenge’).

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

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  • William Collingwood, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Collingwood, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Collingwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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