Mary Ward

about 1775–
Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Ward was born about 1775, in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married William Anderson on 24 December 1795.

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William Anderson
1775–
Mary Ward
1775–
Marriage: 24 December 1795

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1795
Scarborough, York, England

World Events (3)

1815

Age 40

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 46

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1823

Age 48

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

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

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  • Mary Ward, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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