William Driver

about 1520–3 July 1569 (Age 49)
Fulbourn St Vigoris, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Driver was born about 1520, in Fulbourn St Vigoris, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Driver. He married Agnes Sisley in 1543, in Cambridgeshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 3 July 1569, in Fulbourn All Saints, Cambridgeshire, England, at the age of 49.

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William Driver
Agnes Sisley
Marriage: 1543
Edward Driver
Thomas James Driver
Sisley Driver
Henry Driver

Spouse and Children

Cambridgeshire, England


    Edward Driver


    Thomas James Driver


    Sisley Driver


    Henry Driver


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Driver




World Events (3)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 29

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 38

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 49

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a driver of horses or oxen attached to a cart or plow, or of loose cattle, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old English drīfan ‘to drive’.

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

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