Benjamin Salkield

about 1776–
Tickhill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Salkield was born about 1776, in Tickhill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Salkield, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann, was 35. He married Hannah Littlewood on 25 January 1807, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters.

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Benjamin Salkield
Hannah Littlewood
Marriage: 25 January 1807
Cooling Fairclott Salkield
Mary Littlewood Salkield
Jane Charlotte Salkield
Susannah Salkield
Elizabeth Salkield
Hannah Salkield
Ellen Salkield

Spouse and Children

25 January 1807
Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Cooling Fairclott Salkield


    Mary Littlewood Salkield


    Jane Charlotte Salkield


    Susannah Salkield


    Elizabeth Salkield


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 25

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 39

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 45

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.

Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from Salkeld in Cumbria, from Old English salh ‘willow’, ‘sallow’ + hylte ‘wood’. This surname has been present (though never common) in Ireland for centuries.

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

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Salkeld, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • Benjamin Salkeld, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • Benj'N Salkield in entry for Ellen Salkield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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