William Flinders

22 July 1781–4 November 1852
Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Flinders was christened on 22 July 1781, in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Flinders, was 41 and his mother, Elizebeth Addams, was 24. He died on 4 November 1852, in Great Gransden, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

John Flinders
1739–1828
Elizebeth Addams
1757–
John Flinders
1778–1828
Elizabeth Flinders
1784–
William Flinders
1781–1852

Parents and Siblings

    Male1739–1828Male

    Elizebeth Addams

    Female1757–Female

siblings

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Flanders .2 Anglicized form of Dutch Vlinder, a nickname from vlinder ‘butterfly’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Willm. Flinders, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Flinders, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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