Miss Mary Ann Hayward

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

Miss Mary Ann Hayward was born in 1855, in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom. She married Mr William Watts in December 1875. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bilton with Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in 1914, in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Mr William Watts
1851–1909
Miss Mary Ann Hayward
1855–1914
Marriage: December 1875
John William Watts
1876–1962
George Henry Watts
1879–1949
Thomas Watts
1882–
Mr James Watts
1883–1936
Miss Elizabeth Ann Watts
1888–

Sources (2)

  • Mary A Watts in household of William Watts, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Watts, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

World Events (5)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English:

occupational name from Middle English hayward ‘keeper of the hedges and enclosures’ (Old English hēgweard), a manorial officer in charge of the common fields who protected corn and hay from cattle, theft, or damage, and supervised the harvest.

occasionally a variant of Howard .

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

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