Charles Hurst

about 1776–
Saint Mary the Virgin, Deane, Lancashire, England

The Life of Charles

When Charles Hurst was born about 1776, his father, Richard Hurst, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Pendlebury, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Richard Hurst
1746–1828
Margaret Pendlebury
1750–1816
Alice Hurst
1769–
James Hurst
1772–
Elizabeth Hurst
1774–1777
Charles Hurst
1776–
Thomas Hurst
1779–1780
Betty Hurst
1792–1793
Joshua Hurst
1781–1781
Thomas Hurst
1782–1782
John Hurst
1783–
Jonathan Hurst
1786–1850
James Hurst
1788–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 11

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 13

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a wooded hill, Old English hyrst, or habitational name from one of the various places named with this word, for example Hurst in Berkshire, Kent, Somerset, and Warwickshire, or Hirst in Northumberland and West Yorkshire.2 Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Horsaigh, Gaelicized form of the English habitational name Horsey , established in Ireland since the 13th century.3 German: topographic name from Middle High German hurst ‘woodland’, ‘thicket’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Charles Hurst, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Charles Hurst, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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