William Wilson

about 1821–
Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Wilson was born about 1821, in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Farr on 1 February 1841.

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William Wilson
Mary Farr
Marriage: 1 February 1841

Spouse and Children

1 February 1841
Kingston-Upon-Hull, York, England

World Events (3)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 0

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.

Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 9

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • William Wilson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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