Grace Brennand

Female30 October 1772–28 March 1860

Brief Life History of Grace

When Grace Brennand was christened on 30 October 1772, in Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Brennand, was 34 and her mother, Mary Parker, was 31. She married George Haythornthwaite on 20 February 1794, in Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Broughton, Yorkshire, England in 1851. She died on 28 March 1860, in Settle, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

George Haythornthwaite
Grace Brennand
Marriage: 20 February 1794
Jennet Haythornthwaite
Richard Haythornthwaite
Molly Haythornthwaite
James Haythornthwaite
George Haythornthwaite
John Haythornthwaite
Thomas Haythornthwaite
Grace Haythornthwaite
Hannah Haythornthwaite
Betty Haythornthwaite

Sources (32)

  • Grace Haythornthwaite, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Grace Brennand in entry for George Haythornthwaite, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • Grace Haythornthwaite in household of George Haythornthwaite, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1794Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    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.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: nickname from the Middle English phrase brenne hand ‘burn hand’, denoting the official who carried out this medieval legal punishment. Some of the early bearers may belong under (2).

    2 English: nickname from Middle English brend hand ‘burnt hand’, given to someone whose hand had been burnt as a legal punishment.

    3 English: locative name perhaps from Brennand (Fell, House) in Bowland Forest (WR Yorks). Some of the bearers in (1) may alternatively belong here.

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

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