Bishop Christopher Wordsworth

Brief Life History of Christopher

When Bishop Christopher Wordsworth was born on 30 October 1807, in Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Dr. Christopher Wordsworth, was 33 and his mother, Priscilla Lloyd, was 26. He married Susanna Hatley Frere on 6 December 1838, in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Stanmore, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Riseholme, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 20 March 1885, in Harewood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77, and was buried in Harewood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Bishop Christopher Wordsworth
Susanna Hatley Frere
Marriage: 6 December 1838
Elizabeth Wordsworth
Priscilla Wordsworth
Susana Wordsworth
Dora Wordsworth
John Wordsworth
Mary Wordsworth
Christopher Wordsworth

Sources (42)

  • Christopher Wordsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Christopher Wordsworth, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Christopher Wordsworth, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: (i) Bardsley suggests that it is a variant of Wadsworth , noting that at Silkstone (WR Yorks) the surname appears as Waddysworth (1556), Wardsworth (1656), Wadsworth (1666) and Wordsworth (from 1668). (ii) Redmonds, Dictionary of Yorks Surnames sugggests that it is a variant of Wardleworth .

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