Nancy Adkin

Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Adkin was born about 1757, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Adkin, was 41 and her mother, Mary Baxter, was 39. She married Joseph Hadfield on 20 August 1775, in Manchester Our Lady-St George and St Denys, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Nancy Adkin
Joseph Hadfield
Marriage: 20 August 1775
Charles Hadfield
John Hadfield
Joseph Hadfield
Elizabeth Hadfield
Sarah Hadfield
Betty Atkin Hadfield
Thomas Hadfield

Spouse & Children

20 August 1775
Manchester Our Lady-St George and St Denys, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1812 · Manchester Food Riots

Age 55

The Manchester Food Riots started on April 18, 1812, in Shudehill. The main focus was on the potato market. By 3pm, calvary and infantry soldiers began patrolling the streets and breaking up the crowds.

Age 58

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1819 · Peterloo Massacre

Age 62

On August 16, 1819, in St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England, a group of around 80,000 gathered together in an attempt to get parliament representation reformed. Shortly after a cavalry charged the crowd. By the end, 15 people died and around 600 were injured.

Name Meaning

Eard, earth; cyn, kin, kind. Earth-relative

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Sources (3)

  • Ann in entry for Sarah Hadfold, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann in entry for Betty Atkin Hadfield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann in entry for Thomas Hadfield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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