Christian Penhale

2 December 1804–
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Penhale was christened on 2 December 1804, in Gwinear, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Penhale, was 26 and her mother, Christiana James, was 25.

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Family Time Line

William Penhale
1777–1844
Christiana James
1778–1845
William Penhall
1799–1802
William Penhale
1802–
John Penhale
1803–1867
Christian Penhale
1804–
Elizabeth Penhale
1807–
Thomas Penhale
1810–1864
Ann Penhale
1813–

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Cornish: locative name from any of more than two dozen places called Penhale in Cornwall, or from places of similar name in Wales, such as Pennal (Merioneths), or from Penheale in Egloskerry (Cornwall). The Cornish places named Penhale derive from Middle Cornish * pen hal ‘moor’s head, marsh’s head’ ( pen ‘head, top, end; promontory’, hal ‘moor, marsh’); Pennal (Merioneths) has the same meaning. Penheale derives from Middle Cornish pen + hel ‘hall’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Possible Related Names

Penhall

Sources (1)

  • Christian Penhale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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