Joseph Shirtcliffe

Yorkshire, England

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Shirtcliffe was born in 1751, in Yorkshire, England, his father, Joseph Shirtcliffe, was 29 and his mother, Mrs Joseph Shirtcliffe, was 25. He married Ellen Sharpless on 24 May 1769, in Felkirk, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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Joseph Shirtcliffe
Ellen Sharpless
Marriage: 24 May 1769
Nancy Shirtcliffe
Hannah Shirtliffe
William Shirtcliffe
Betty Shirtcliffe
Joseph Shirtcliffe
Diana Shirtcliffe
Mary Shirtcliffe

Spouse and Children

24 May 1769
Felkirk, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Bettey Or Betty Shirtliffe



World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 1

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.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 3

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 36

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Shirtliffe, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • Joseph Shirtliffe, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • Joseph Shirtcliffe in entry for Diana Shirtcliffe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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