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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Family Time Line

Thomas Heaton
1775–1840
Alice Blakeley
1775–
Sally Heaton
1796–
John Heaton
1798–
James Heaton
1801–1882
Ralph Heaton
1802–
Thomas Blakeley Heaton
1804–
Nelly Heaton
1807–
Matthew Heaton
1809–1810
Ann Heaton
1811–
Luke Heaton
1816–1871

Parents and Siblings

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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

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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