Alice Bonney

Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

When Alice Bonney was born in 1788, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bonney, was 27 and her mother, Jenney Bickerstaffe, was 24. She married John Dewhurst in 1815, in Bispham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

John Dewhurst
Alice Bonney
Jane Dewhurst
Ellen Dewhurst
Jane Dewhurst
James Dewhurst
Alice Dewhurst
Helen Dewhurst
William Dewhurst
Thomas Dewhirst
James Dewhurst

Spouse and Children

    John Dewhurst





    Jane Dewhurst


    Ellen Dewhurst


    Jane Dewhurst


    James Dewhurst


    Alice Dewhurst


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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 13

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.

Age 27

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 33

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.

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 (3)

  • Allice Dewhurst in household of John Dewhurst, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Dewhurst in household of John Dewhurst, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice Dewhurst in household of John Dewhurst, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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