Richard Greenland

about 19 August 1764–
High Littleton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Greenland was christened about 19 August 1764, in High Littleton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Greenland, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Cook, was 22.

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a patch of land left open as communal pasturage, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + land ‘land’.2 Translated form of German Grönland, a topographic name with the same meaning as 1, from Low German grön ‘green’ + Land ‘land’.

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

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