Amelia Artus Wright

Female25 June 1806–

Brief Life History of Amelia Artus

When Amelia Artus Wright was born on 25 June 1806, in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Hipolite Henry Artus, was 23 and her mother, Matilda Edwards, was 20. She married Alfred Bendy on 4 December 1823, in Islington St Mary, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. She lived in St Pancras, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

William Wright
Amelia Artus Wright
Marriage: 3 September 1837
Lydie Wright
about 1840–1842

Sources (4)

  • Amelia Wright in household of William Wright, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Amelia Artus Wright - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Amelia Wright
  • North_Wright Family Tree

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  • Marriage
    3 September 1837
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 2

    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 9

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


    Age 37

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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