Mary Ann Hastings

Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hastings was born in 1846, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Hastings, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Keightley, was 28. She lived in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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George Hastings
Elizabeth Keightley
Ann Hastings
William Hastings
Henrietta Hastings
William Hastings
Mary F Hastings
Mary Ann Hastings
Robert Hastings
John William Hastings
Selina Hastings
Harriet Elizabeth Hastings
Herbert Hastings

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 34

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 38

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from Hastings, a place in Sussex, on the south coast of England, near which the English army was defeated by the Normans in 1066 . It is named from Old English Hǣstingas ‘people of Hǣsta’. The surname was taken to Scotland under William the Lion in the latter part of the 12th century. It also assimilated some instances of the native Scottish surname Harestane ( see Hairston ).2 English: variant of Hasting .3 Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistín ‘descendant of Oistín’, the Gaelic form of Augustine ( see Austin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marian Hastings in household of George Hastings, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Ann Hastings in household of George Hastings, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Ann Hastings in household of George Hastings, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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