Prudence Swinscow

1728–1802 (Age 74)
Fairfield, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Prudence

When Prudence Swinscow was born in 1728, in Fairfield, Derbyshire, England, her father, David Swinscow, was 26 and her mother, Ann White, was 25. She married ?. She died in August 1802, in her hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fairfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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World Events (6)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 24

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 26

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 42

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

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  • Prudance Swinscow, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Christening and Burial Records of Prudence Swinscoe

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