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Ann PARKER

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Abt 1760 She was born
Sat 25 Oct 1760 Accession of George III on death of his grandfather George II in Kensington
1 1761 General Election in Great Britain
2 May 1762 Marquis of Bute became head of government
3 Apr 1763 Marquis of Bute resigned. Grenville became Prime Minister
5 1765 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister
8 1768 General Election in Great Britain; Grafton appointed Chief Minister
9 Mon 1 May 1769 Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington born in Dublin
10 1770 George III appointed Lord North as Chief Minister
13 Thu 16 Dec 1773 The 'Boston Tea Party' took place off Griffin's Wharf in Boston Massachusetts as a protest against British taxation
14 1774 General Election in Great Britain
16 Thu 4 Jul 1776 The Declaration of Independence was adopted in Philadelphia
20 1780 General Election in Great Britain
21 Fri 19 Oct 1781 Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown Virginia to end the American War of Independence
22 Wed 27 Mar 1782 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister (Whig)
22 Sat 13 Jul 1782 Earl of Shelburne became Prime Minister (Whig)
23 Fri 4 Apr 1783 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
24 Apr 1784 General Election in Great Britain
25 Tue 25 Oct 1785 Silver Jubilee of George III
27 Sun 20 May 1787 She married John RODWELL (aged ?) in Queniborough, Leicestershire, England
29 Wed 4 Mar 1789 George Washington became 1st President of U.S.A.
29 Tue 14 Jul 1789 Storming of the Bastille by the citizens of Paris began the French Revolution
33 Mon 4 Mar 1793 George Washington began second term as President of U.S.A.
36 1796 General Election in Great Britain
37 Sun 26 Feb 1797 One Pound notes were first issued by the Bank of England
37 Sat 4 Mar 1797 John Adams became 3rd President of U.S.A.
41 1801 General Election in Great Britain
41 Wed 4 Mar 1801 Thomas Jefferson became 4th President of U.S.A.
41 Sat 21 Mar 1801 Henry Addington became Prime Minister (Tory)
42 1802 General Election in Great Britain
44 Wed 16 May 1804 William Pitt returned as Prime Minister (Tory)
44 Fri 18 May 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France
45 Mon 4 Mar 1805 Thomas Jefferson began second term as President of U.S.A.
45 Sat 5 Oct 1805 Admiral Lord Nelson died at Battle of Trafalgar
46 1806 General Election in Great Britain
46 Jan 1806 Death of William Pitt
46 Mon 10 Feb 1806 Lord Grenville became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
47 1807 General Election in Great Britain
47 Tue 31 Mar 1807 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister (Tory)
49 1809 South Stack lighthouse built
49 Wed 6 Dec 1809 James Madison became 6th President of U.S.A.
49 Wed 6 Dec 1809 Spencer Perceval became Prime Minister (Tory)
50 Thu 25 Oct 1810 Golden Jubilee of George III
51 Tue 5 Feb 1811 Act of Regency proclaimed George IV Head of State
52 1812 General Election in Great Britain
52 1812 Mill owner William Horsfall shot and killed by Luddites in Huddersfield. Seventeen men sentenced to hang at York
52 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
52 Tue 16 Jun 1812 Earl of Liverpool became Prime Minister (Tory)
52 Tue 28 Jul 1812 Rose's Act (52 Geo.III. Cap. 146.) passed requiring separate registers for Baptisms & Burials
53 Thu 4 Mar 1813 James Madison began second term as President of U.S.A.
55 Abt 1815 Her daughter, Ann RODWELL was born in Queniborough, Leicestershire, England
55 Sun 18 Jun 1815 Final defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo by Wellington and Blcher
57 Tue 4 Mar 1817 James Monroe became 8th President of U.S.A.
58 1818 General Election in Great Britain
60 1820 General Election in Great Britain
60 1820 Accession of George IV when George III died at Windsor Castle
61 Sun 4 Mar 1821 James Monroe began second term as President of U.S.A.
65 Fri 4 Mar 1825 John Quincy Adams became 10th President of U.S.A.
66 1826 The 286 mile A5 from London to Holyhead was completed by Thomas Telford. Journey time by horse-drawn coach: 27 hours
66 1826 Thomas Telford's Britannia Bridge opened
67 Mon 30 Apr 1827 George Canning became Prime Minister (Tory)
67 Sat 8 Sep 1827 Viscount Goderich became Prime Minister (Tory)
68 1828 General Election in Great Britain
68 Sat 26 Jan 1828 Duke of Wellington became Prime Minister (Tory)
69 Wed 4 Mar 1829 Andrew Jackson became 11th President of U.S.A.
70 Sat 26 Jun 1830 Accession of William IV on death of George IV
70 Jul 1830 General Election in Great Britain
70 Mon 15 Nov 1830 Wellington's government defeated
70 Wed 24 Nov 1830 Earl Grey became Prime Minister (Whig)
71 May 1831 General Election in Great Britain
71 Sat 8 Oct 1831 Russell's Reform Bill defeated
71 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
72 Jun 1832 House of Lords reluctantly passed the Great Reform Bill abolishing 'Rotten Boroughs'
72 Dec 1832 General Election. Franchise: Borough householders-property worth £10 a year
73 Mon 4 Mar 1833 Andrew Jackson began second term as President of U.S.A.
74 1834 Boards of Guardians set up to administer the Poor Law
74 Sun 13 Jul 1834 Viscount Melbourne became Prime Minister (Whig)
74 Fri 26 Dec 1834 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
75 Abt 1835 Her granddaughter, Mary NEEDHAM was born in Queniborough, Leicestershire, England
75 1835 General Election in Great Britain
75 Thu 1 Jan 1835 Strike in Cornish Tin Mines
76 1836 Tithe Commutation Act allowed tithes to be commuted to a rent-charge
77 1837 General Election in Great Britain
77 Sat 4 Mar 1837 Martin van Buren became 13th President of U.S.A.
77 Tue 20 Jun 1837 Accession of Victoria on death of William IV
77 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Compulsory Civil Registration of Marriages and Deaths began in England & Wales
77 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Voluntary Civil Registration of Births began in England & Wales
78 1838 Her grandson, George NEEDHAM was baptised in P.C. Queniborough, LEI
81 1841 General Election in Great Britain
81 Thu 4 Mar 1841 William Henry Harrison became 14th President of U.S.A.
81 Sun 4 Apr 1841 John Tyler became 15th President of U.S.A.
81 Sun 6 Jun 1841 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record HO 107) 1st to list names
81 Mon 6 Sep 1841 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
85 1845 Work started on 2.4 km Holyhead breakwater, designed by James Meadows Rendel and completed in 1873
85 Tue 4 Mar 1845 James K. Polk became 16th President of U.S.A.
86 Mon 6 Jul 1846 Lord John Russell became Prime Minister (Whig)
86 Fri 16 Oct 1846 Her grandson, Tom NEEDHAM was born in Queniborough, Leicestershire, England
87 1847 General Election in Great Britain
87 1847 The oldest lifeboat station in Wales was built at Holyhead
88 Fri 31 Mar 1848 First Train to Holyhead from Llanfair P.G.
89 Sun 4 Mar 1849 Zachary Taylor became 17th President of U.S.A.
90 Tue 5 Mar 1850 Stephenson's Britannia Bridge for trains was opened after 4 years buildin
90 Tue 9 Jul 1850 Millard Fillimore became 18th President of U.S.A.
91 Sun 30 Mar 1851 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record HO 107) 1st to list relationships
91 Thu 1 May 1851 The Great Exhibition housed in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park London was opened by Queen Victoria
92 Abt 1852 Her grandson, John Slater NEEDHAM was born
92 Sat 28 Feb 1852 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Tory)
92 Jul 1852 General Election in Great Britain
92 Tue 14 Sep 1852 Duke of Wellington died at Walmer Castle, Kent
92 Tue 28 Dec 1852 Earl of Aberdeen became Prime Minister (Peelite)
93 Fri 4 Mar 1853 Franklin Pierce became 19th President of U.S.A.
95 1855 W.O. Stanley built Holyhead's Market Hall
95 Mon 1 Jan 1855 Civil Registration of Births/Marriages/Deaths began in Scotland
95 Sat 10 Feb 1855 Viscount Palmerston became Prime Minister (Liberal)
96 1856 Her grandson, David NEEDHAM was baptised in Queniborough, Leicestershire, England
97 1857 General Election in Great Britain
97 Wed 4 Mar 1857 James Buchanan became 20th President of U.S.A.
98 Mon 11 Jan 1858 Civil jurisdiction of Probate came into effect
98 Thu 25 Feb 1858 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Conservative)
99 1859 General Election in Great Britain
99 1859 The sailing vessel 'Royal Charter' was sunk off Moelfre, Anglesey with loss of over 450 lives
99 Sat 18 Jun 1859 Viscount Palmerston's second Ministry (Liberal)
100 1860 She was probably dead by now

 

DERIVED INFORMATION

MARRIED ONCE
1760 She was born to unknown parents
1781 She came of age at 21
20 May 1787 When she was 27 she married John RODWELL
1815 When she was 55 her first child (of 1), Ann RODWELL was born
1835 When she was 75 her first grandchild (of 9), Mary NEEDHAM was born
6 Jun 1841 Predicted census return: Ann RODWELL, Married, 81 (rounded to 80)
30 Mar 1851 Predicted census return: Ann RODWELL, Married, 91
 
SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT 1860
Ann RODWELL daughter 45 Queniborough, Leicestershire, England
George NEEDHAM grandson 22
John Slater NEEDHAM grandson 8
David NEEDHAM grandson 4
Mary NEEDHAM granddaughter 25 Queniborough, Leicestershire, England
Tom NEEDHAM grandson 13 Queniborough, Leicestershire, England

THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IF THEY WERE BORN BEFORE END OF BIOGRAPH:
1 Child
1 Spouse
9 Grandchildren