Thomas Calvert

Male5 December 1698–

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Calvert was christened on 5 December 1698, in Brindle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Calvert, was 28 and his mother, Rebecca Sarah Garrard, was 25.

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Richard Calvert
Rebecca Sarah Garrard
Charles Calvert
Robert Calvert
John Calvert
Francis Calvert
Thomas Calvert

Sources (2)

  • Tho. Calvert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Tho. Calvert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (3)

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.

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.


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

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English calfhirde, from Old English (Anglian) calf ‘calf’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.

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

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