William Welch

11 March 1765–June 1838
Bettiscombe, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Welch was christened on 11 March 1765, in Bettiscombe, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Welch, was 27 and his mother, Diana Stanton, was 23. He married Elizabeth Tizard in 1791, in Allington, Dorset, England. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He was buried in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

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William Welch
Elizabeth Tizard
Marriage: 1791
Richard Welch
Samuel Welch
John Welch
Hannah Welch
William Welch
Robert Welch
Joseph Welch
Richard Welch
Elizabeth Welch

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Allington, Dorset, England


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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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.

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

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone of Welsh origin. This is the usual form of the surname in England; the usual form in Ireland is Walsh and in Scotland Welsh .2 German: variant of Welk .3 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Welsch .

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

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  • William Welch, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001"
  • William Welch, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001"
  • William Welsh in entry for Richard Welsh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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