William Waldron

24 October 1802–
Belbroughton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Waldron was christened on 24 October 1802, in Belbroughton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Waldron, was 40 and his mother, Mary Catherine, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Waldron
1762–1836
Mary Catherine
1770–1807
Catherine Waldron
1790–1817
Joseph Waldron
1797–1863
Mary Waldron
1802–
William Waldron
1802–
Martha Waldron
1806–1883

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World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

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

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English:1. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’. 2. habitational name from a place in Sussex named Waldron, from Old English w(e)ald ‘forest’ + ærn ‘house’, ‘dwelling’. The surname is now also common in Ireland, especially in Connacht.

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

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Sources (2)

  • ... Waldron, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Waldron, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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