William Dobson

1786–

The Life of William

William Dobson was born in 1786. He married Elizabeth Hartley on 19 March 1807, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Croston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1789 and Halton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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William Dobson
1786–
Elizabeth Hartley
1790–
Marriage: 19 March 1807

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 March 1807
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 15

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.
1815

Age 29

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 37

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Dobbe . This is also established in Ireland, notably County Leitrim.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Dobson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Dobson, "England, Yorkshire Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1613-1887"
  • William Dobson in entry for Hannah Dobson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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