Robert Burton

about 1788–
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

Robert Burton was born about 1788, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 daughter with Mrs. Robert Burton.

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Robert Burton
1788–
Mrs. Robert Burton
1792–
Ann Burton
1720–1756

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1815

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.
1823

Age 35

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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