Sarah Wells

1824–
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Wells was christened on 2 April 1824, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Wells, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Galloway, was 25.

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Family Time Line

William Wells
1795–
Elizabeth Galloway
1799–
Henry Wells
1821–1827
Mary Bastow Wells
1822–
Sarah Wells
1824–
Ann Wells
1825–1828
Hannah Wells
1825–
Joseph Wells
1828–
William Wells
1831–
Elizabeth Wells
1834–1901
Isaac Wells
1838–
John Wells
1839–

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World Events (3)

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1843

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

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

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Wells, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Wells, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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