Ralph Heaton

31 October 1802–
Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Heaton was christened on 31 October 1802, in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Heaton, was 27 and his mother, Alice Blakeley, was 27.

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Thomas Heaton
Alice Blakeley
Sally Heaton
John Heaton
James Heaton
Ralph Heaton
Thomas Blakeley Heaton
Nelly Heaton
Matthew Heaton
Ann Heaton
Luke Heaton

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World Events (3)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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

English (northern): habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, for example in Lancashire, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Heaton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ralph Heaton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ralph Heaton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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