Philip Yarwood

Brief Life History of Philip

When Philip Yarwood was christened on 11 June 1758, in Swettenham, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jonathan Yarwood, was 52 and his mother, Mary Forster, was 46.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Yarwood
1706–1779
Mary Forster
1713–1758
Lydia Yarwood
1735–1746
Ann Yarwood
1737–1813
Sarah Yarwood
1736–
Jonathan Yarwood
1739–
William Yarwood
1740–1740
Mary Yarwood
1744–1769
Lydia Yarwood
1746–1767
Ellen Yarwood
1748–1786
Samuel Yarwood
1751–1824
Thomas Yarwood
1753–
Joseph Yarwood
1753–
Hugh Yarwood
1755–1776
Philip Yarwood
1758–

Sources (2)

  • Philip Yarwood, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"
  • Philip Yarwood, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.

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 (Cheshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Yarwood Heath in Rostherne, Cheshire, earlier Yarwode. The placename derives from Old English earn ‘eagle’ or gear ‘yair, enclosure for catching fish’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

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