William Reardon

Brief Life History of William

When William Reardon was born in 1842, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Patrick Reardon, was 31 and his mother, Winifred O'Connor, was 26. He married Alice Deane Parker on 9 December 1878, in Liverpool St Peter and St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 4 June 1902, in Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 60, and was buried in Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia.

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William Reardon
Alice Deane Parker
Marriage: 9 December 1878
Eleanor Reardon
William Joseph Reardon
Francis James Reardon
John Augustus Reardon
Charles Patrick Reardon
Cornelius Patrick Reardon
Norah Reardon

Sources (7)

  • William Reardon in household of Winifred Reardon, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Reardon, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • William Reardon, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Patrick Michael, Tighe.

Irish (Cork): altered form of Riordan (Ó Ríoghbhárdáin).

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

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