Margaret Greenbank

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Greenbank was born in 1759, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Miles Greenbank, was 46 and her mother, Agnes Crowdson, was 34. She married Thomas Calvert on 28 September 1786, in Hawes, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in August 1823, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 64, and was buried in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Calvert
Margaret Greenbank
Marriage: 28 September 1786
Jeffrey Calvert
Miles Calvert
Nathanial Calvert
Margaret Calvert
Mary Calvert
Agnes Calvert
Bella Calvert
William Calvert
Ann Calvert
Thomas Calvert
Richard Calvert
Robert Calvert

Sources (17)

  • Margaret Calvert in household of Thomas Calvert, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Margaret Greenbank, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margt, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Greenbank in Lancashire or Green Bank in Barnoldswick (Yorkshire), or any of the many other minor places with this name in northern England.

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

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