James Ramskill

2 March 1788–
Allerston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Ramskill was born on 2 March 1788, in Allerston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Ramskill, was 11785 and his mother, Ester Chambers, was 32. He married Elizabeth Rennard on 19 March 1809, in Rothwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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James Ramskill
Elizabeth Rennard
Marriage: 19 March 1809
William Ramskill
Esther Ramskill
John Ramskill
Hannah Ramskill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1809Rothwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
    Age 1
    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
    Age 27
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 33
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name perhaps from Ranskill (Notts); see Redmonds, Dictionary of Yorks Surnames .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Sources (8)

    • James Ramskin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • James Ramskin, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
    • James Ramskin, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

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