Dorothy Charlton

7 April 1737–5 April 1762 (Age 24)
Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Charlton was born on 7 April 1737, in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Charlton, was 37 and her mother, Mary Bland, was 34. She married Edmund Fern on 11 September 1759, in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 5 April 1762, at the age of 24, and was buried in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Edmund Fern
1728–1807
Dorothy Charlton
1737–1762
Marriage: 11 September 1759
Mary Fern
1760–1790

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 September 1759
Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
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Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Charlton, mainly in southern England, from Old English Ceorlatūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) of the peasants’. Old English ceorl denoted originally a free peasant of the lowest rank, later (but probably already before the Norman conquest) a tenant in pure villeinage, a serf or bondsman.2 Irish: altered form of Carlin .

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  • Dorothy Charlton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Dorothy Charlton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Dorothy, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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