Robert Betham

24 November 1737–1821 (Age 83)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Betham was born on 24 November 1737, in England, United Kingdom, his father, William Beatham, was 43 and his mother, Jane Burra, was 37. He married Ann Bland on 3 July 1762. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1821, in his hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in Orton, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom.

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Robert Betham
Ann Bland
Marriage: 3 July 1762
Jane Beetham
William Betham
Isabel Betham

Spouse and Children


    Ann Bland


3 July 1762



    William Betham


    Isabel Betham


Parents and Siblings



World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 64

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.

Age 78

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in North Yorkshire and Gloucestershire, named Bentham, from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Betham in entry for Jane Betham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robt. Betham, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Robert Betham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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