Patience Brockway

1782–
East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Patience

When Patience Brockway was born in 1782, in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England, her father, Hezekiah Brockway, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Lush, was 43. She lived in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Brockway
1738–
Elizabeth Lush
1739–
Jane Brockway
1765–
Hezekiah Brockway
1776–1843
William Brockway
1779–1864
George Brockway
1766–1829
Lucy Brockway
1769–1808
John Brockway
1772–
Elizabeth Brockway
1774–
Susanna Brockway
1778–
Martha Brockway
1782–
Patience Brockway
1782–
Anne Maria Brockway
1785–

Parents and Siblings

    Hezekiah Brockway

    Male1738–Male

    Elizabeth Lush

    Female1739–Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 5

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.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 7

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1815

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English broke ‘brook’ + weye ‘way’, ‘road’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Patience Brockway, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Patience Brockway, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Patience, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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