James Seddon

Brief Life History of James

When James Seddon was christened on 8 April 1722, in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Seddon, was 37 and his mother, Margaret Berry, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Seddon
1685–1734
Margaret Berry
1685–1729
Mr. Seddon
1700–
Mary Seddon
1705–1709
Joshua Seddon
1707–1709
Mary Seddon
1710–
Ellen Seddon
1714–1793
James Seddon
1701–
Margaret Seddon
1703–
Mr. Seddon
1703–
Mary Seddon
1704–
William Seddon
1707–
Thomas Seddon
1708–1711
Joseph Seddon
1708–
Ann Seddon
1709–
Martha Seddon
1710–1710
Elizabeth Seddon
1710–
Elizabeth Seddon
1711–
John Seddon
1711–
Hannah Seddon
1712–1783
Ann Sedden
1712–1798
Thos Seddon
1712–
Mary Seddon
1713–
Thomas Seddon
1713–
Margaret Seddon
1714–
Katherine Seddon
1714–
Martha Seddon
1715–
Ann Seddon
1716–
Ann Seedon
1716–
Elizabeth Seddon
1716–
Ann Seddon
1718–
Joseph Seddon
1720–
Mary Seddon
1721–
Ann Seddon
1721–
Georg Seddon
1722–
James Seddon
1722–
William Seddon
1724–

Sources (1)

  • James Seddon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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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.

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):

apparently a habitational name from a Lancashire place which has not been identified. The surname is extremely common in Lancashire, especially in the Manchester area, where it was first recorded in the 14th century.

variant of Seadon, perhaps a habitational name from Seething (Norfolk). The placename probably means ‘(place of) the people of a man called Sītha’, from an Old English personal name Sītha + the groupname suffix -ingas.

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

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