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Alice HILL

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Abt 1744 She was born
1 Mon 19 Aug 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie raised the Stuart standard at Glenfinnan claiming the throne
2 Sat 20 Sep 1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie escaped from Scotland to France
3 1747 General Election in Great Britain
7 Sun 24 Mar 1751 Chesterfield's Act made this the last day of 1750/51 in Great Britain and it Colonies
7 Mon 25 Mar 1751 First day of year 1751 in Great Britain and its Colonies
7 Tue 31 Dec 1751 Last day of the year 1751 in Great Britain and its Colonies
8 Wed 1 Jan 1752 First day of the year 1752 in Great Britain and its Colonies
8 Thu 11 Jun 1752 Silver Jubilee of George II
8 Wed 2 Sep 1752 Last day when the Julian Calendar was in use in Great Britain
8 Sun 3 Sep 1752 Became 14 Sep 1752 in Great Britain and its Colonies
9 Sun 18 Mar 1753 Became 1 Mar 1753 in Finland
10 1754 General Election in Great Britain
11 Mon 25 Mar 1754 Hardwicke's Act
15 Thu 27 Dec 1759 He married Mary SMITH (aged ?) in Mancetter, Warwickshire, England
16 Sat 25 Oct 1760 Accession of George III on death of his grandfather George II in Kensington
17 1761 General Election in Great Britain
18 Fri 26 Mar 1762 His son, Nathaniel HARDING was baptised in Mancetter, Warwickshire, England
18 May 1762 Marquis of Bute became head of government
18 Abt Nov 1762 His son, John BROWN was born : Estimate based upon marriage of parents on Mon 19 Nov 1759
19 Apr 1763 Marquis of Bute resigned. Grenville became Prime Minister
21 1765 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister
22 Fri 17 Jan 1766 His son, Thomas HARDING was baptised in Mancetter, Warwickshire, England
24 1768 General Election in Great Britain; Grafton appointed Chief Minister
25 Mon 1 May 1769 Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington born in Dublin
26 1770 George III appointed Lord North as Chief Minister
26 Mon 7 May 1770 She married Joseph COLVER (aged 48) in Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, England
29 Thu 16 Dec 1773 The 'Boston Tea Party' took place off Griffin's Wharf in Boston Massachusetts as a protest against British taxation
30 1774 General Election in Great Britain
32 Thu 4 Jul 1776 The Declaration of Independence was adopted in Philadelphia
36 1780 General Election in Great Britain
37 Sun 27 May 1781 Her daughter, Alice COLVER was baptised in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
37 Fri 19 Oct 1781 Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown Virginia to end the American War of Independence
38 Wed 27 Mar 1782 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister (Whig)
38 Sat 13 Jul 1782 Earl of Shelburne became Prime Minister (Whig)
39 Fri 4 Apr 1783 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
40 Apr 1784 General Election in Great Britain
41 Tue 25 Oct 1785 Silver Jubilee of George III
45 Wed 4 Mar 1789 George Washington became 1st President of U.S.A.
45 Tue 14 Jul 1789 Storming of the Bastille by the citizens of Paris began the French Revolution
49 Mon 4 Mar 1793 George Washington began second term as President of U.S.A.
52 1796 General Election in Great Britain
53 Sun 26 Feb 1797 One Pound notes were first issued by the Bank of England
53 Sat 4 Mar 1797 John Adams became 3rd President of U.S.A.
55 Thu 13 Jun 1799 Her daughter, Alice COLVER married William HARRISON in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
57 1801 General Election in Great Britain
57 Wed 4 Mar 1801 Thomas Jefferson became 4th President of U.S.A.
57 Sat 21 Mar 1801 Henry Addington became Prime Minister (Tory)
58 1802 General Election in Great Britain
60 Wed 16 May 1804 William Pitt returned as Prime Minister (Tory)
60 Fri 18 May 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France
61 Mon 4 Mar 1805 Thomas Jefferson began second term as President of U.S.A.
61 Sat 5 Oct 1805 Admiral Lord Nelson died at Battle of Trafalgar
62 1806 General Election in Great Britain
62 Jan 1806 Death of William Pitt
62 Mon 10 Feb 1806 Lord Grenville became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
63 1807 General Election in Great Britain
63 Tue 31 Mar 1807 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister (Tory)
65 1809 South Stack lighthouse built
65 Wed 6 Dec 1809 James Madison became 6th President of U.S.A.
65 Wed 6 Dec 1809 Spencer Perceval became Prime Minister (Tory)
65 Abt 1810 Her granddaughter, Ann WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
66 Sun 11 Mar 1810 Her daughter, Alice COLVER married Thomas WRIGHT in Kirkby Mallory
66 Thu 25 Oct 1810 Golden Jubilee of George III
67 Tue 5 Feb 1811 Act of Regency proclaimed George IV Head of State
68 1812 General Election in Great Britain
68 1812 Mill owner William Horsfall shot and killed by Luddites in Huddersfield. Seventeen men sentenced to hang at York
68 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
68 Tue 16 Jun 1812 Earl of Liverpool became Prime Minister (Tory)
68 Tue 28 Jul 1812 Rose's Act (52 Geo.III. Cap. 146.) passed requiring separate registers for Baptisms & Burials
68 Abt 1813 Her granddaughter, Mary WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
69 Thu 4 Mar 1813 James Madison began second term as President of U.S.A.
70 1814 Her grandson, William WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
71 Sun 18 Jun 1815 Final defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo by Wellington and Blcher
72 Abt 1817 Her grandson, Richard WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
72 Abt 1817 Her grandson, Thomas WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
72 Tue 4 Mar 1817 James Monroe became 8th President of U.S.A.
74 1818 General Election in Great Britain
75 Abt 1820 Her grandson, John WRIGHT was born
76 1820 General Election in Great Britain
76 1820 Accession of George IV when George III died at Windsor Castle
77 Sun 4 Mar 1821 James Monroe began second term as President of U.S.A.
81 Fri 4 Mar 1825 John Quincy Adams became 10th President of U.S.A.
82 1826 The 286 mile A5 from London to Holyhead was completed by Thomas Telford. Journey time by horse-drawn coach: 27 hours
82 1826 Thomas Telford's Britannia Bridge opened
83 1827 Her granddaughter, Ann WRIGHT died (aged 17) in Thurlaston, Leicestershire, England
83 Mon 30 Apr 1827 George Canning became Prime Minister (Tory)
83 Sat 8 Sep 1827 Viscount Goderich became Prime Minister (Tory)
84 1828 General Election in Great Britain
84 Sat 26 Jan 1828 Duke of Wellington became Prime Minister (Tory)
85 Wed 4 Mar 1829 Andrew Jackson became 11th President of U.S.A.
86 Sat 26 Jun 1830 Accession of William IV on death of George IV
86 Jul 1830 General Election in Great Britain
86 Mon 15 Nov 1830 Wellington's government defeated
86 Wed 24 Nov 1830 Earl Grey became Prime Minister (Whig)
86 Abt 1831 Her grandson, George WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
87 May 1831 General Election in Great Britain
87 Sat 8 Oct 1831 Russell's Reform Bill defeated
87 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
88 Jun 1832 House of Lords reluctantly passed the Great Reform Bill abolishing 'Rotten Boroughs'
88 Dec 1832 General Election. Franchise: Borough householders-property worth £10 a year
89 Mon 4 Mar 1833 Andrew Jackson began second term as President of U.S.A.
90 1834 Boards of Guardians set up to administer the Poor Law
90 Sun 13 Jul 1834 Viscount Melbourne became Prime Minister (Whig)
90 Fri 26 Dec 1834 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
91 1835 General Election in Great Britain
91 Thu 1 Jan 1835 Strike in Cornish Tin Mines
92 1836 Tithe Commutation Act allowed tithes to be commuted to a rent-charge
93 1837 General Election in Great Britain
93 Sat 4 Mar 1837 Martin van Buren became 13th President of U.S.A.
93 Tue 20 Jun 1837 Accession of Victoria on death of William IV
93 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Compulsory Civil Registration of Marriages and Deaths began in England & Wales
93 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Voluntary Civil Registration of Births began in England & Wales
Her granddaughter, Mary WRIGHT partnered ? WORSEN
Her grandson, William WRIGHT partnered Ann WARD
97 1841 General Election in Great Britain
97 Thu 4 Mar 1841 William Henry Harrison became 14th President of U.S.A.
97 Sun 4 Apr 1841 John Tyler became 15th President of U.S.A.
97 Sun 6 Jun 1841 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record HO 107) 1st to list names
97 Mon 6 Sep 1841 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
100 Abt 1845 Her daughter, Alice COLVER died (aged 63)
100 1845 She was probably dead by now

 

DERIVED INFORMATION

MARRIED ONCE
 1744 She was born to unknown parents
1765 She came of age at 21
7 May 1770 When she was 26 she married Joseph COLVER, aged 48
27 May 1781 When she was 37 her first child (of 4), Alice COLVER was born
1810 When she was 65 her first grandchild (of 7), Ann WRIGHT was born
6 Jun 1841 Predicted census return: Alice COLVER, Widowed, 97 (rounded to 95)
30 Mar 1851 Predicted census return: Alice COLVER, Widowed, 107
 
SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT 1854
William WRIGHT grandson 40 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
Mary WRIGHT granddaughter 41 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
Richard WRIGHT grandson 37 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
Thomas WRIGHT grandson 37 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
John WRIGHT grandson 34
George WRIGHT grandson 23 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England

THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IF THEY WERE BORN BEFORE END OF BIOGRAPH:
4 Children
1 Spouse
7 Grandchildren