Henry Dewhurst

Male30 March 1758–

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Dewhurst was born on 30 March 1758, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Dewhurst, was 32 and his mother, Sarah, was 33.

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John Dewhurst
Thomas Dewhurst
Susannah Dewhurst
Henry Dewhurst
Mary Dewhurst
John Dewhirst
John Dewhurst

Sources (1)

  • Henry Dewhurst, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (3)


Age 57

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

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 63

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Age 65

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Wilpshire in Lancashire, probably so named from Old English dēawig ‘dewy’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

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