Francis Bourne

19 September 1739–
Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Francis

When Francis Bourne was christened on 19 September 1739, in Brede, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bourn, was 27 and his mother, Mary Barnes, was 22.

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Family Time Line

John Bourn
1712–
Mary Barnes
1717–
James Bourn
1727–1788
Francis Bourne
1739–
Hugh
1744–

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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

English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, Old English burna, burne ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example Bourn in Cambridgeshire or Bourne in Lincolnshire. This word was replaced as the general word for a stream in southern dialects by Old English brōc ( see Brook ) and came to be restricted in meaning to a stream flowing only intermittently, especially in winter.

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

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