Mary Bellingham

about 1568–Deceased (Age NaN)
Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Bellingham was born about 1568, in Lewes, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bellingham, was 27 and her mother, Anne Hill, was 34. She was buried in Wadhurst, Sussex, England.

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World Events (5)

1569 · State Lottery

Age 1

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 3

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 52

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Bellingham, in Greater London (formerly in Kent) and Northumberland. The former is named with Old English Beringahām ‘homestead (Old English hām) of the followers of Be(o)ra’, a byname meaning ‘bear’; the latter seems to have been originally named as the ‘homestead of the dwellers at the bell’, from Old English belle used in a transferred sense of a bell-shaped hill.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Mary Bellingham, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • Mary Bellingham, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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