Anthony Ward

about 1774–
Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anthony

Anthony Ward was born about 1774, in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Ellen Bottom on 13 February 1794, in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Anthony Ward
1774–
Ellen Bottom
1774–
Marriage: 13 February 1794

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1794
Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 27

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.
1815

Age 41

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 49

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

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

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