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William BROWN

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Abt 1743 He was born : Estimate based upon birth of son on Abt Nov 1762
2 Mon 19 Aug 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie raised the Stuart standard at Glenfinnan claiming the throne
3 Sat 20 Sep 1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie escaped from Scotland to France
4 1747 General Election in Great Britain
8 Sun 24 Mar 1751 Chesterfield's Act made this the last day of 1750/51 in Great Britain and it Colonies
8 Mon 25 Mar 1751 First day of year 1751 in Great Britain and its Colonies
8 Tue 31 Dec 1751 Last day of the year 1751 in Great Britain and its Colonies
9 Wed 1 Jan 1752 First day of the year 1752 in Great Britain and its Colonies
9 Thu 11 Jun 1752 Silver Jubilee of George II
9 Wed 2 Sep 1752 Last day when the Julian Calendar was in use in Great Britain
9 Sun 3 Sep 1752 Became 14 Sep 1752 in Great Britain and its Colonies
10 Sun 18 Mar 1753 Became 1 Mar 1753 in Finland
11 1754 General Election in Great Britain
11 Mon 25 Mar 1754 Hardwicke's Act
16 Mon 19 Nov 1759 He married Sarah FLOYD (aged 18) in Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England
17 Sat 25 Oct 1760 Accession of George III on death of his grandfather George II in Kensington
18 1761 General Election in Great Britain
19 May 1762 Marquis of Bute became head of government
19 Abt Nov 1762 His son, John BROWN was born : Estimate based upon marriage of parents on Mon 19 Nov 1759
20 Apr 1763 Marquis of Bute resigned. Grenville became Prime Minister
22 1765 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister
25 1768 General Election in Great Britain; Grafton appointed Chief Minister
26 Mon 1 May 1769 Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington born in Dublin
27 1770 George III appointed Lord North as Chief Minister
30 Thu 16 Dec 1773 The 'Boston Tea Party' took place off Griffin's Wharf in Boston Massachusetts as a protest against British taxation
31 1774 General Election in Great Britain
33 Thu 4 Jul 1776 The Declaration of Independence was adopted in Philadelphia
37 1780 General Election in Great Britain
38 Fri 19 Oct 1781 Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown Virginia to end the American War of Independence
39 Wed 27 Mar 1782 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister (Whig)
39 Sat 13 Jul 1782 Earl of Shelburne became Prime Minister (Whig)
40 Fri 4 Apr 1783 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
41 Apr 1784 General Election in Great Britain
42 Tue 25 Oct 1785 Silver Jubilee of George III
46 Wed 4 Mar 1789 George Washington became 1st President of U.S.A.
46 Tue 14 Jul 1789 Storming of the Bastille by the citizens of Paris began the French Revolution
50 Mon 4 Mar 1793 George Washington began second term as President of U.S.A.
52 Sun 15 Nov 1795 His granddaughter, Sarah FROGGETT was baptised in Bedworth
53 1796 General Election in Great Britain
54 Sun 26 Feb 1797 One Pound notes were first issued by the Bank of England
54 Sat 4 Mar 1797 John Adams became 3rd President of U.S.A.
58 1801 General Election in Great Britain
58 Wed 4 Mar 1801 Thomas Jefferson became 4th President of U.S.A.
58 Sat 21 Mar 1801 Henry Addington became Prime Minister (Tory)
59 1802 General Election in Great Britain
61 Wed 16 May 1804 William Pitt returned as Prime Minister (Tory)
61 Fri 18 May 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France
62 Mon 4 Mar 1805 Thomas Jefferson began second term as President of U.S.A.
62 Sat 5 Oct 1805 Admiral Lord Nelson died at Battle of Trafalgar
63 1806 General Election in Great Britain
63 Jan 1806 Death of William Pitt
63 Mon 10 Feb 1806 Lord Grenville became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
64 1807 General Election in Great Britain
64 Tue 31 Mar 1807 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister (Tory)
66 1809 South Stack lighthouse built
66 Wed 6 Dec 1809 James Madison became 6th President of U.S.A.
66 Wed 6 Dec 1809 Spencer Perceval became Prime Minister (Tory)
67 Thu 25 Oct 1810 Golden Jubilee of George III
68 Tue 5 Feb 1811 Act of Regency proclaimed George IV Head of State
69 1812 General Election in Great Britain
69 1812 Mill owner William Horsfall shot and killed by Luddites in Huddersfield. Seventeen men sentenced to hang at York
69 1812 Prime Minister Spencer Perceval shot and killed by John Bellingham a mentally deranged commercial agent who was acclaimed by the Luddites as a hero
69 Tue 16 Jun 1812 Earl of Liverpool became Prime Minister (Tory)
69 Tue 28 Jul 1812 Rose's Act (52 Geo.III. Cap. 146.) passed requiring separate registers for Baptisms & Burials
70 Thu 4 Mar 1813 James Madison began second term as President of U.S.A.
72 Sun 18 Jun 1815 Final defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo by Wellington and Blcher
74 Tue 4 Mar 1817 James Monroe became 8th President of U.S.A.
75 1818 General Election in Great Britain
77 1820 General Election in Great Britain
77 1820 Accession of George IV when George III died at Windsor Castle
77 Sun 14 May 1820 His granddaughter, Sarah FROGGETT married William KING in Bedworth, Warwickshire, England
78 Sun 4 Mar 1821 James Monroe began second term as President of U.S.A.
82 Fri 4 Mar 1825 John Quincy Adams became 10th President of U.S.A.
83 1826 The 286 mile A5 from London to Holyhead was completed by Thomas Telford. Journey time by horse-drawn coach: 27 hours
83 1826 Thomas Telford's Britannia Bridge opened
84 Mon 30 Apr 1827 George Canning became Prime Minister (Tory)
84 Sat 8 Sep 1827 Viscount Goderich became Prime Minister (Tory)
85 1828 General Election in Great Britain
85 Sat 26 Jan 1828 Duke of Wellington became Prime Minister (Tory)
86 Wed 4 Mar 1829 Andrew Jackson became 11th President of U.S.A.
87 Sat 26 Jun 1830 Accession of William IV on death of George IV
87 Jul 1830 General Election in Great Britain
87 Mon 15 Nov 1830 Wellington's government defeated
87 Wed 24 Nov 1830 Earl Grey became Prime Minister (Whig)
88 May 1831 General Election in Great Britain
88 Sat 8 Oct 1831 Russell's Reform Bill defeated
88 Dec 1831 County freeholders-property worth £2 a year; County copyholders renting at £10 a year; County £10 leaseholders with 60 year leases; County £50 leaseholders with 20 year leases
89 Jun 1832 House of Lords reluctantly passed the Great Reform Bill abolishing 'Rotten Boroughs'
89 Dec 1832 General Election. Franchise: Borough householders-property worth £10 a year
90 Mon 4 Mar 1833 Andrew Jackson began second term as President of U.S.A.
91 1834 Boards of Guardians set up to administer the Poor Law
91 Sun 13 Jul 1834 Viscount Melbourne became Prime Minister (Whig)
91 Fri 26 Dec 1834 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
92 1835 General Election in Great Britain
92 Thu 1 Jan 1835 Strike in Cornish Tin Mines
93 1836 Tithe Commutation Act allowed tithes to be commuted to a rent-charge
94 1837 General Election in Great Britain
94 Sat 4 Mar 1837 Martin van Buren became 13th President of U.S.A.
94 Tue 20 Jun 1837 Accession of Victoria on death of William IV
94 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Compulsory Civil Registration of Marriages and Deaths began in England & Wales
94 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Voluntary Civil Registration of Births began in England & Wales
98 1841 General Election in Great Britain
98 Thu 4 Mar 1841 William Henry Harrison became 14th President of U.S.A.
98 Sun 4 Apr 1841 John Tyler became 15th President of U.S.A.
98 Sun 6 Jun 1841 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record HO 107) 1st to list names
98 Mon 6 Sep 1841 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
102 1845 Work started on 2.4 km Holyhead breakwater, designed by James Meadows Rendel and completed in 1873
102 1845 He was probably dead by now

DERIVED INFORMATION
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MARRIED ONCE
                      1743 He was born to unknown parents

           19 Nov 1759 When he was 16 he married Sarah FLOYD, aged 18

                Nov 1762 When he was 19 his first child (of 2), John BROWN was born
                       1764 He came of age at 21
            15 Nov 1795 When he was 52 his first grandchild (of 1), Sarah FROGGETT was born
 
SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT 1853
John BROWN son 90

Sarah FROGGETT granddaughter 57

THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IF THEY WERE BORN BEFORE END OF BIOGRAPH:
2 Children
1 Spouse
1 Grandchild