Robert Norris

19 July 1791–before 1806 (Age 14)
Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Norris was born on 19 July 1791, in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Norris, was 33 and his mother, Mary Wareham, was 23. He died before 1806, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 13.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Norris
1758–
Mary Wareham
1768–
Robert Norris
1791–1806
James Norris
1793–
Thomas Norris
1795–
Ann Norris
1797–1810
Jane Norris
1799–
William Norris
1806–1837
Robert Norris
1806–
Mary Ann Norris
1808–1868

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World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Robert Norris, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Robert Norris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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