James Walton

about 1762–
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Walton was born about 1762, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Betty Walton about 1784, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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James Walton
1762–
Betty Walton
1764–
Marriage: about 1784

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1784
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (6)

1815

Age 53

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built

Age 53

In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
1823

Age 61

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Walton. The first element in these names was variously Old English walh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, genitive plural wala ( see Wallace ), w(e)ald ‘forest’, w(e)all ‘wall’, or wæll(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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