James Thornsbury

1778–1823
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Thornsbury was born in 1778, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Shakespear on 24 May 1794, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was buried in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Thornsbury
1778–1823
Mary Shakespear
1771–
Marriage: 24 May 1794
Sarah Thornsbury
1797–1880
Mary Thornsbury
1800–1802
Thomas Thornsbury
1803–
Mary Thornsbury
1806–1810
James Thornsbury
1808–1810
James Thornsbury
1812–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1794
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 30

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English (Worcestershire): variant of Thornberry .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Thornsbury in entry for Mary Thornsbury, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • James Thornsberry in entry for Mary Thornsberry, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • James Thornsbury in entry for James Thornsbury, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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