Elizabeth Wilcock

8 March 1713–
Thornhill of Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wilcock was christened on 8 March 1713, in Thornhill of Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Wilcock, was 20 and her mother, Mary Beevors, was 25.

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Family Time Line

William Wilcock
1692–
Mary Beevors
1688–
Elizabeth Wilcock
1713–
Mary Wilcock
1717–
Joseph Wilcock
1719–1732

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World Events (3)

1815

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

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.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, composed of the elements Will 1 + the hypocoristic suffix -cok ( see Cocke ).

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Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Wilcock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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