Robert Ayton

1767–1841 (Age 74)
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Ayton was born about 1767, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Ayton, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Page, was 31. He married Elizabeth Page on 26 July 1792, in New Buckenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 8 April 1841, in Bunwell, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Robert Ayton
Elizabeth Page
Marriage: 26 July 1792
Robert Ayton
Robert Ayton

Spouse & Children

26 July 1792
New Buckenham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 34

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 41

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 48

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Axton in Kent, named from the Old English personal name Acca + Old English stān ‘stone’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Ayton, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Robert Ayton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert Ayton in entry for Robert Ayton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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