John Howson

25 January 1789–
Leeds St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Howson was christened on 25 January 1789, in Leeds St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Howson, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 26.

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Family Time Line

William Howson
1757–1813
Sarah Smith
1763–1851
John Howson
1789–
Sarah Howson
1790–
George Howson
1792–1871

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World Events (3)

1815

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

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.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Hugh .

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Howson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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