William Herrington

Male28 January 1734–

Brief Life History of William

When William Herrington was born on 28 January 1734, in St James South Elmham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Herrington, was 29 and his mother, Mary Kemp, was 27. He married Sarah Norman on 13 January 1752, in Burgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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William Herrington
Sarah Norman
Marriage: 13 January 1752
Mary Herrington
William Herrington
Ann Herrington
Elizabeth Herrington
Sarah Herrington
George Harrington
Susan Herrington

Sources (17)

  • William Herrington, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Herrington, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Willm. Harrington in entry for Mary Harrington, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1752Burgh, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 67

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 81

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


    Age 96

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from Heronden in Tenterden (Kent) or Herrington in Houghton (Durham). The Kent placename may derive from an Old English personal name Hȳra + Old English connective -ing- + denn ‘pasture’, while the Durham placename may come from Old English hæring ‘rocky place’ (from hær ‘rock, heap of stones’ + the placename forming suffix -ing) or hæren ‘rocky’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

    variant of Harrington .

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

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