Mary Ormerod

West Bradford, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Mary

When Mary Ormerod was born in 1831, her father, Thomas Ormerod, was 33 and her mother, Jane Moss, was 27. She married David Ireland on 9 March 1854, in Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Newchurch, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Bacup, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

David Ireland
Mary Ormerod
Marriage: 9 March 1854
Walter Ormrod or Ireland
William Ireland
Richard Ireland
Lois Ireland
Thomas Ireland
David Ireland
Robert Wood Ireland
Jane Ann Ireland

Spouse and Children

9 March 1854
Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 11

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 32

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire, called Ormerod, from the Old Norse personal name Ormr ( see Orme 1) or Ormarr (a compound of orm ‘serpent’ + herr ‘army’) + Old English rod ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ormrod in household of Thomas Ormrod, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Ireland in household of David Ireland, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Ormerod in household of Thomas Ormerod, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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