Martha Furniss

28 July 1706–
Hartshead, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Furniss was born on 28 July 1706, in Hartshead, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Furniss, was 27 and her mother, Allice Wharton, was 24. She married Abraham Learoyd on 23 December 1753, in Hartshead, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Abraham Learoyd
Martha Furniss
Marriage: 23 December 1753

Spouse and Children

23 December 1753
Hartshead, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (2)


Age 109

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 115

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Furness .

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

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  • Martha Furnish, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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