Elizabeth Kirk

5 August 1719–
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Kirk was christened on 5 August 1719, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Kirk, was 44 and her mother, Maria Yealland, was 43.

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Family Time Line

John Kirk
1675–
Maria Yealland
1676–
Josephus Kirk
1704–1748
Elizabeth Kirk
1705–1719
Thomas Kirk
1708–
Sara Kirk
1710–
Samuel Kirk
1712–1712
Ann Kirk
1714–
Mary Kirk
1717–1795
Elizabeth Kirk
1719–

Parents and Siblings

    John Kirk

    Male1675–Male

    Maria Yealland

    Female1676–Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1815

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

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.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English, and Danish: from northern Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Eliz. Kirk, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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