Mary Westerby

about 1782–
Shafton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Westerby was born about 1782, in Shafton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Westerby, was 28 and her mother, Sarah, was 24. She married Thomas Hopwood on 24 February 1805, in All Saints, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hopwood
1782–
Mary Westerby
1782–
Marriage: 24 February 1805
John Hopwood
1810–
Sarah Hopwood
1824–
Thomas Hopwood
1814–
John Hopwood
1828–

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Hopwood

    Male1782–Male

    Female1782–Female

MARRIAGE
24 February 1805
All Saints, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Male1810–Male

    Thomas Hopwood

    Male1814–Male

    Sarah Hopwood

    Female1824–Female

    John Hopwood

    Male1828–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Westerby

    Male1754–Male

    Sarah

    Female1758–Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1782–Female

    Mary Westerby

    Female1788–Female

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 19

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 26

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.
1815

Age 33

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Hopwood in household of Thomas Hopwood, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Westerby, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Mary in entry for Samuel Hopwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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