Joan Bath

9 October 1665–
Christian Malford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joan

When Joan Bath was born on 9 October 1665, in Christian Malford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Bath, was 25 and her mother, Dorcas Ballard, was 20. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with William Lawry.

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Family Time Line

William Lawry
Joan Bath
Samuel Lawry
William Lawry
James Lawry
Lawry Lawry
Elinor Laury
Joan Lawry

Spouse and Children



    Samuel Lawry


    William Lawry


    James Lawry




    Lawry Lawry


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Presillah Bath


    Richard Bath


    Ann Bath


    Thomas Bath


World Events (6)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 23

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 55

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 87

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from the city of Bath in western England, which is the site of sumptuous, but in the Middle Ages ruined, Roman baths. The place is named with the dative plural of Old English bæð ‘bath’. In some cases the surname may have originated as a metonymic occupational name for an attendant at a public bath house.2 Scottish: reduced and altered form of McBeth .3 German: variant of Bathe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joan Bath, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joan Bath, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joane in entry for Lawry Lawry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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