Mary Mann

Horsforth, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Mann was born in 1804, in Horsforth, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married William Preston on 9 April 1823, in Guiseley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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William Preston
Mary Mann
Marriage: 9 April 1823
James Preston
Bernard Preston
Dinah Preston
Emmanuel Preston
Margaret Preston
Bernard Preston
William Preston
Dinah Preston
Jane Preston
Elizabeth Preston
Hannah Preston
Mary Ann Preston
Rhoda Preston
John Edmund Preston

Spouse and Children

9 April 1823
Guiseley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 11

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

Age 17

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.

Age 39

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch (De Mann), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch man. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant, from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be ornamental.2 English and German: from a Germanic personal name, found in Old English as Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing this element, such as Hermann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Man (cognate with 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Preston in household of William Preston, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Preston in entry for Elizabeth Preston, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Mary Preston in entry for Hannah Preston, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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