William Rimmer

Male7 April 1758–

Brief Life History of William

When William Rimmer was christened on 7 April 1758, in Warwick, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Rimmer, was 32 and his mother, Ann Rice, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with Elizabeth Norris. He lived in Formby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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William Rimmer
1758–
Margaret
1771–
William Rimmer
1785–1786
John Rimmer
1790–
John Rimmer
1791–1792
John Rimmer
1793–
Thomas Rimmer
1793–
Alice Rimmer
1793–
Joseph Rimmer
1795–
James Rimmer
1796–1798
Ellen Rimmer
1800–1834
John Rimmer
1802–
Ann Rimmer
1805–1805
Catherine Rimmer
1807–1880
Thomas Rimmer
1808–
Alice Rimmer
1812–

Sources (52)

  • William Rimmer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Rimmer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Rimmer, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.

1815

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

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a poet, minstrel, or balladeer, principally from Anglo-Norman French rimour, rymour ‘poet’, but perhaps occasionally a derivative of Middle English rimen ‘to compose or recite verses’.

Possibly an altered form of German Riemer .

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

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