Hannah Helliwell

Brief Life History of Hannah

Hannah Helliwell was born in 1786, in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England. She married Charles Barrett on 16 June 1803, in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Halifax St James, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Charles Barrett
Hannah Helliwell
Marriage: 16 June 1803
John Barrett
Zaccheus Barrett
William Barrett
Joseph Barrett
Charles Barrett
Thomas Barrett
Ellen Barrett
Mary Barrett
John Barrett
Hannah Barrett

Sources (17)

  • Hannah Barrett, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Hannah in entry for John Barrett, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Hannah in entry for William Barrett, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

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.


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 (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hellewell .

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

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