Margaret Bullock

Derbyshire, England

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Bullock was born in 1645, in Derbyshire, England, her father, John Bullock, was 25 and her mother, Elin Knifton, was 22. She married Robert 'Wirksworth' Frost on 6 August 1665, in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Robert 'Wirksworth' Frost
Margaret Bullock
Marriage: 6 August 1665
Sarah Frost
John Frost
William Frost
Robert Frost
Mary Frost
Anna Frost
Thomas Frost

Spouse and Children

6 August 1665
Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 43

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 75

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 107

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bullok ‘bullock’ (Old English bulluc), referring to a young bull rather than a castrated one, probably applied as a nickname for an exuberant young man, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of bullocks.

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

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  • Margaret Bullocke in entry for Robert Frost, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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