Ann Topham

24 September 1788–
Little Staughton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Topham was born on 24 September 1788, in Little Staughton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Topham, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Ingle, was 27. She married William Ladds on 7 August 1812, in Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ellington, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

William Ladds
Ann Topham
Marriage: 7 August 1812
James Ladds
Jane Ladds
William Ladd
George Ladd
Ann Ladd

Spouse and Children

7 August 1812
Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire, England


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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 13

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.

Age 27

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

Age 35

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Yorkshire, near Snaith. The final element is probably Old English hām ‘homestead’, and the first may be an unattested personal name, Toppa ( see Topp ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Topham, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Ann Toppin in entry for James Ladds, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Ann Topham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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