Elisabeth Hedley

7 September 1755–
Birdhope Craig, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Hedley was christened on 7 September 1755, in Birdhope Craig, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Michael Hedley, was 34 and her mother, Isabell Hepple, was 30.

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Michael Hedley
Isabell Hepple
Isabell Hedley
Mary Hedley
Elisabeth Hedley
John Hedley
Hannah Hedley

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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.

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. habitational name from places in County Durham and Northumberland, so named from Old English hǣð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. 2. variant spelling of Headley .

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

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  • Elisabeth Hedley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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