Rebecca Heaton

Haworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Heaton was born in 1850, in Haworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Heaton, was 51 and her mother, Christiana Walmsley, was 41. She lived in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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John Heaton
Christiana Walmsley
Joseph Heaton
Alice Heaton
Ann Heaton
John Heaton
Ellen Heaton
Elizabeth Heaton
Joseph Heaton
Sarah Ann Heaton
Mary Heaton
William Heaton
Isaac Heaton
Rebecca Heaton

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 13

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, for example in Lancashire, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

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

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Heaton in household of Mary Heaton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Rebecca Heaton in household of Christianna Heaton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Rebecca Heaton in household of Christiana Heaton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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