Alice Clough

Female8 June 1720–

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Clough was born on 8 June 1720, in Cowthorpe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Clough, was 32 and her mother, Mary Middleton, was 26.

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Edward Clough
Mary Middleton
Alice Clough
Edward Clough
John Clough
William Clough
Mary Clough

Sources (1)

  • Alice Clough, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 81

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 88

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.


Age 95

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

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived near a precipitous slope, Middle English clo(u)gh, clou, clew (Old English clōh) ‘ravine, steep-sided valley’, or a habitational name from a place called with this word, for example in Lancashire, Cumbria, or Yorkshire.

English: in the East Midlands, East Anglia, and southeastern England, probably more often a variant of Clow .

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

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