Edward Barnby

1774–1842 (Age 67)
York, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Edward

When Edward Barnby was born in November 1774, in York, Yorkshire, England, his father, Robert Barnby, was 27 and his mother, Martha Lund, was 25. He married Mary Webster on 19 March 1797, in York All Saints North Street, York, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1842, in Hull, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Edward Barnby
Mary Webster
Marriage: 19 March 1797
Edward Barnby

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19 March 1797
York All Saints North Street, York, Yorkshire, England


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World Events (8)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 1

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 13

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.
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.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Barney in Norfolk, which is probably named with an Old English personal name Bera (with genitive -n) + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in a marsh’. 2. from the personal name Barney, a pet form of Bernard .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Barnby in entry for Edward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973

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