Lavina Greenland

11 September 1808–before 1863 (Age 54)
Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lavina

When Lavina Greenland was born on 11 September 1808, her father, Charles Francis Greenland, was 43 and her mother, Mary Finlayson, was 39. She married George Filey Allen on 31 January 1842, in Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom. She died before 1863, at the age of 53.

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George Filey Allen
Lavina Greenland
Marriage: 31 January 1842

Spouse and Children

    George Filey Allen



31 January 1842
Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (6)


Age 7

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

Age 15

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 23

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a patch of land left open as communal pasturage, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + land ‘land’.2 Translated form of German Grönland, a topographic name with the same meaning as 1, from Low German grön ‘green’ + Land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lavinia Greenland, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Lavinia Greenland, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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