Ann Atlay

1816–
Cowesby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Atlay was born in 1816, in Cowesby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Atlay, was 56 and her mother, Rachel Smith, was 55. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Atlay
1760–1836
Rachel Smith
1761–1829
Mary Atlay
1784–1788
Rachel Atlay
1787–1851
John Atlay
1789–1871
Sarah Atlay
1792–
Benjamin Atlay
1794–1863
Mariah Atlay
1797–1864
Elizabeth Atlay
1801–
Ann Atlay
1816–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (3)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 5

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.
1823

Age 7

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 14

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Atlas or Polish atłas, both meaning ‘satin’ (ultimately from an Arabic word meaning ‘smooth’). It was probably also used as a metonymic occupational name for a merchant dealing in satin goods.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Hewison in entry for Elizabeth Hewison, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Ann Barker in entry for Elizabeth Hewison, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann in entry for Rachel Hanson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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