Mary Gledhill

12 August 1807–
Stones, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Gledhill was born on 12 August 1807, her father, Daniel Gledhill, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Whiteley, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with James Gledhill.

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James Gledhill
Mary Gledhill
Ely Gledhill
Mary Ann Gledhill
Elizabeth Gledhill
Caroline Gledhill

Spouse and Children

    James Gledhill





    Ely Gledhill


    Mary Ann Gledhill


    Elizabeth Gledhill


    Caroline Gledhill


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 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

Age 14

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 36

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gledhill, a place in West Yorkshire, named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Gledhill in household of James Gledhill, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Gledhill, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Mary Gledhill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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