Mary Thompson

8 June 1783–1867 (Age 83)
Carlton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Thompson was born on 8 June 1783, in Carlton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Thompson, was 17 and her mother, Isabella Bolton, was 15. She married Robert Kearsley on 29 April 1802, in Faceby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Stainton, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Great Busby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died in 1867, in Stokesley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Robert Kearsley
Mary Thompson
Marriage: 29 April 1802
Robert Kearsley
John Kearsley

Spouse and Children

29 April 1802
Faceby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 18

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 32

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

Age 38

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

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Kearsley in household of Robert Kearsley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Kearsley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Thompson in entry for Robert Kearsley, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"

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