Nancy Bonney

1 April 1787–
Bispham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Bonney was christened on 1 April 1787, in Bispham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bonney, was 26 and her mother, Jenney Bickerstaffe, was 23.

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Family Time Line

John Bonney
1761–
Jenney Bickerstaffe
1764–1831
Jenney Bonney
1785–
Nancy Bonney
1787–
Alice Bonney
1788–
Robert Bonny
1791–
William Bonny
1791–
Betty Bonney
1794–
John Bonny
1796–
George Bonny
1798–1834
Edward Bonny
1799–
James Bonny
1801–
Richard Bonney
1804–1866

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World Events (3)

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.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire): nickname for a handsome person, especially a large or well-built one, from northern dialect bonnie ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’ (still in common use in northern England and Scotland).2 French: eastern variant of Bonnet 2.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nancy, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • Nancy Bonney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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