Mrs. William Atkinson

about 1667–
Hampsthwaite, Yorkshire, England

The Life of William

Mrs. William Atkinson was born about 1667, in Hampsthwaite, Yorkshire, England. She had at least 1 son and 7 daughters with William Hardcastle.

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Family Time Line

William Hardcastle
1663–1707
Mrs. William Atkinson
1667–
Elizab. Hardcastle
1689–1695
William Atkinson
1689–1760
Ann Atkinson
1690–1691
Jane Hardcastle
1692–1758
Jane Hardcastle
1690–
Ann Hardcastle
1694–
Sarah Hardcastle
1697–1697
Hellen Hardcastle
1698–1698

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Elizab. Hardcastle

    Female1689–1695Female

    Male1689–1760Male

    Jane Hardcastle

    Female1690–Female

    Female1690–1691Female

    Female1692–1758Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 21

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 53

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 85

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

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

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

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