Rachel Hirst

1 October 1782–
Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Hirst was born on 1 October 1782, her father, John Hirst, was 38 and her mother, Mary Tetley, was 37.

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Family Time Line

John Hirst
1744–1821
Mary Tetley
1745–1783
Sarah Hirst
1770–1773
Ann Hirst
1772–
John Hirst
1774–1850
Martha Hirst
1776–
Rachel Hirst
1782–
John Hirst
1783–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 19

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 26

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: variant spelling of Hurst .2 German (Hürst): topographic name from Middle Low German hurst ‘brushwood’, ‘wild place’, cognate with English Hurst and Low German Horst .

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

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  • Rachel Hirst, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rachel Hirst, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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