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William WARD

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1809 He was born
1809 South Stack lighthouse built
Wed 6 Dec 1809 James Madison became 6th President of U.S.A.
Wed 6 Dec 1809 Spencer Perceval became Prime Minister (Tory)
1 Thu 25 Oct 1810 Golden Jubilee of George III
2 Tue 5 Feb 1811 Act of Regency proclaimed George IV Head of State
3 1812 General Election in Great Britain
3 1812 Mill owner William Horsfall shot and killed by Luddites in Huddersfield. Seventeen men sentenced to hang at York
3 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
3 Tue 16 Jun 1812 Earl of Liverpool became Prime Minister (Tory)
3 Tue 28 Jul 1812 Rose's Act (52 Geo.III. Cap. 146.) passed requiring separate registers for Baptisms & Burials
4 Thu 4 Mar 1813 James Madison began second term as President of U.S.A.
6 Sun 18 Jun 1815 Final defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo by Wellington and Blucher
8 Tue 4 Mar 1817 James Monroe became 8th President of U.S.A.
9 1818 General Election in Great Britain
11 1820 General Election in Great Britain
11 Sat 29 Jan 1820 Accession of George IV when George III died at Windsor Castle
12 Sun 4 Mar 1821 James Monroe began second term as President of U.S.A.
16 Fri 4 Mar 1825 John Quincy Adams became 10th President of U.S.A.
17 1826 The 286 mile A5 from London to Holyhead was completed by Thomas Telford. Journey time by horse-drawn coach: 27 hours
17 1826 Thomas Telford's Britannia Bridge opened
18 Mon 30 Apr 1827 George Canning became Prime Minister (Tory)
18 Sat 8 Sep 1827 Viscount Goderich became Prime Minister (Tory)
19 1828 General Election in Great Britain
19 Sat 26 Jan 1828 Duke of Wellington became Prime Minister (Tory)
20 Wed 4 Mar 1829 Andrew Jackson became 11th President of U.S.A.
21 Sat 26 Jun 1830 Accession of William IV on death of George IV
21 Jul 1830 General Election in Great Britain
21 Mon 15 Nov 1830 Wellington's government defeated
21 Wed 24 Nov 1830 Earl Grey became Prime Minister (Whig)
22 May 1831 General Election in Great Britain
22 Sat 8 Oct 1831 Russell's Reform Bill defeated
22 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
23 Jun 1832 House of Lords reluctantly passed the Great Reform Bill abolishing 'Rotten Boroughs'
23 Dec 1832 General Election. Franchise: Borough householders-property worth 10 a year
24 Mon 4 Mar 1833 Andrew Jackson began second term as President of U.S.A.
25 1834 Boards of Guardians set up to administer the Poor Law
He partnered (no Hardwicke's Act certificate?) Elizabeth NO_SURNAME (aged ?)
25 Sun 13 Jul 1834 Viscount Melbourne became Prime Minister (Whig)
25 Fri 26 Dec 1834 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
26 1835 General Election in Great Britain
26 Thu 1 Jan 1835 Strike in Cornish Tin Mines
26 Wed 18 Mar 1835 Viscount Melbourne became Prime Minister (Whig)
27 1836 Tithe Commutation Act allowed tithes to be commuted to a rent-charge
28 1837 General Election in Great Britain
28 Sat 4 Mar 1837 Martin van Buren became 13th President of U.S.A.
28 Tue 20 Jun 1837 Accession of Victoria on death of William IV
28 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Compulsory Civil Registration of Marriages and Deaths began in England & Wales
28 Sat 1 Jul 1837 Voluntary Civil Registration of Births began in England & Wales
32 1841 General Election in Great Britain
32 Thu 4 Mar 1841 William Henry Harrison became 14th President of U.S.A.
32 Sun 4 Apr 1841 John Tyler became 15th President of U.S.A.
32 Sun 6 Jun 1841 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record HO 107) 1st to list names
32 Mon 6 Sep 1841 Sir Robert Peel became Prime Minister (Tory)
36 1845 Work started on 2.4 km Holyhead breakwater, designed by James Meadows Rendel and completed in 1873
36 Tue 4 Mar 1845 James K. Polk became 16th President of U.S.A.
37 Mon 6 Jul 1846 Lord John Russell became Prime Minister (Whig)
38 1847 General Election in Great Britain
38 1847 The oldest lifeboat station in Wales was built at Holyhead
39 Fri 31 Mar 1848 First Train to Holyhead from Llanfair P.G.
40 Sun 4 Mar 1849 Zachary Taylor became 17th President of U.S.A.
40 Abt 1850 His granddaughter, Elizabeth WRIGHT was born in Stretton, Warwickshire, England
41 Tue 5 Mar 1850 Stephenson's Britannia Bridge for trains was opened after 4 years building
41 Tue 9 Jul 1850 Millard Fillimore became 18th President of U.S.A.
42 Sun 30 Mar 1851 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record HO 107) 1st to list relationships
42 Thu 1 May 1851 The Great Exhibition housed in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park London was opened by Queen Victoria
42 Abt 1852 His granddaughter, Mary Ann WRIGHT was born in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
43 Sat 28 Feb 1852 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Tory)
43 Jul 1852 General Election in Great Britain
43 Tue 14 Sep 1852 Duke of Wellington died at Walmer Castle, Kent
43 Tue 28 Dec 1852 Earl of Aberdeen became Prime Minister (Peelite)
44 Fri 4 Mar 1853 Franklin Pierce became 19th President of U.S.A.
44 Wed 9 Mar 1853 His granddaughter, Elizabeth WRIGHT was buried in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
44 Abt 185 His granddaughter, Alice Harriett WRIGHT was born
46 1855 W.O. Stanley built Holyhead's Market Hall
46 Mon 1 Jan 1855 Civil Registration of Births/Marriages/Deaths began in Scotland
46 Sat 10 Feb 1855 Viscount Palmerston became Prime Minister (Liberal)
48 1857 General Election in Great Britain
48 Wed 4 Mar 1857 James Buchanan became 20th President of U.S.A.
49 Mon 11 Jan 1858 Civil jurisdiction of Probate came into effec
49 Thu 25 Feb 1858 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Conservative)
49 Abt 1859 His granddaughter, Louisa WRIGHT was born
50 1859 General Election in Great Britain
50 1859 The sailing vessel 'Royal Charter' was sunk off Moelfre, Anglesey with loss of over 450 lives
50 Sat 18 Jun 1859 Viscount Palmerston's second Ministry (Liberal)
50 Abt 1860 His grandson, John WRIGHT was born
52 Mon 4 Mar 1861 Abraham Lincoln became 21st President of U.S.A.
52 Sun 7 Apr 1861 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 9)
53 Fri 20 Jun 1862 Silver Jubilee of Victoria
53 Sat 5 Jul 1862 His grandson, Charles WRIGHT was born in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
54 Tue 10 Mar 1863 Prince of Wales (Edward VII) married Princess Alexandra of Denmark at Windsor
55 Mon 18 Jan 1864 His grandson, John WRIGHT was buried in PC. Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
56 1865 General Election in Great Britain
56 Sat 4 Mar 1865 Abraham Lincoln began second term as President of U.S.A.
56 Fri 14 Apr 1865 Abraham Lincoln shot through the head by John Wilkes Booth and died the following day
56 Sat 15 Apr 1865 Andrew Johnson became 23rd President of U.S.A.
56 Mon 6 Nov 1865 Earl Russell became Prime Minister (Liberal)
57 Fri 6 Jul 1866 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Conservative)
58 1867 Second Reform Act
59 1868 General Election in Great Britain under the new franchise: Male borough householders resident for 1 year; Borough heads of families in unfurnished rooms 10 a year; County owners and leaseholders rated at 5 a year; County tenants of property
59 Thu 27 Feb 1868 Benjamin Disraeli became Prime Minister (Conservative)
59 Wed 9 Dec 1868 William Gladstone became Prime Minister (Liberal)
60 Thu 4 Mar 1869 Ulysses S. Grant became 24th President of U.S.A.
62 1871 Stanley sailor's hospital, Holyhead founded by public subscription
62 Sun 2 Apr 1871 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 10)
62 Abt 1872 His granddaughter, Laura WRIGHT was born
63 Tue 13 Feb 1872 His granddaughter, Mary Ann WRIGHT married George COBLEY in PC. Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
63 Abt 1873 His granddaughter, Sarah WRIGHT was born in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
64 Wed 1 Jan 1873 Japan adopted the Gregorian Calendar (previously Japanese Calendar)
64 Tue 4 Mar 1873 Ulysses S. Grant began second term as President of U.S.A.
65 1874 General Election in Great Britain
65 Sat 21 Feb 1874 Benjamin Disraeli's second Ministry (Conservative)
66 1875 Civil registration of births became compulsory in England and Wales
68 Mon 12 Feb 1877 His granddaughter, Mary Ann WRIGHT married Arthur FAULKS in PC. Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
68 Sun 4 Mar 1877 Rutherford B. Hayes became 26th President of U.S.A.
His granddaughter, Alice Harriett WRIGHT partnered Alfred Colver TOON
71 Thu 1 Jan 1880 School attendance became compulsory up to the age of 10
71 Wed 28 Apr 1880 William Gladstone's second Ministry (Liberal)
71 Mon 20 Dec 1880 First Boer War began
72 Fri 4 Mar 1881 James A. Garfield became 27th President of U.S.A.
72 Wed 23 Mar 1881 First Boer War ended
72 Sun 3 Apr 1881 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 11)
72 Tue 19 Apr 1881 Benjamin Disraeli (Lord Beaconsfield) died at Hughenden Buckinghamshire
72 Mon 19 Sep 1881 Chester A. Arthur became 28th President of U.S.A.
His granddaughter, Louisa WRIGHT partnered Arthur WATTS
75 Dec 1884 Third Reform Act (Gladstone's Franchise Bill) passed after opposition from House of Lords
76 Wed 4 Mar 1885 Grover Cleveland became 29th President of U.S.A.
76 Wed 24 Jun 1885 Marquess of Salisbury became Prime Minister (Conservative)
76 Nov 1885 General Election in Great Britain under the new franchise (no overall majority): County male householders resident for 1 year; County heads of families in unfurnished rooms paying 10 a year
77 Sat 6 Feb 1886 William Gladstone's third Ministry (Liberal)
77 Jul 1886 General Election in Great Britain
77 Tue 3 Aug 1886 Marquess of Salisbury's second Ministry (Conservative)
78 Tue 12 Apr 1887 His grandson, Charles WRIGHT married Julia MIDDLETON in P.C. Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England
78 Mon 20 Jun 1887 Golden Jubilee of Victoria
80 Mon 4 Mar 1889 Benjamin Harrison became 30th President of U.S.A.
82 Sun 5 Apr 1891 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 12)
83 Aug 1892 General Election in Great Britain
83 Thu 18 Aug 1892 William Gladstone's fourth Ministry (Liberal)
84 Sat 4 Mar 1893 Grover Cleveland began second term as President of U.S.A.
85 Sat 3 Mar 1894 Succession of Earl of Rosebery as Prime Minister (Liberal)
86 Tue 2 Jul 1895 Marquess of Salisbury's third Ministry (Conservative)
88 Thu 4 Mar 1897 William McKinley became 32nd President of U.S.A.
88 Sun 20 Jun 1897 Diamond Jubilee of Victoria
90 Wed 11 Oct 1899 Second Boer War began
92 Tue 22 Jan 1901 Accession of Edward VII on death of Victoria
92 Mon 4 Mar 1901 William McKinley began second term as President of U.S.A.
92 Sun 31 Mar 1901 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record on 1 Jan 2002)
92 Sat 14 Sep 1901 Theodore Roosevelt became 34th President of U.S.A.
93 Sat 31 May 1902 Second Boer War ended
93 Sat 12 Jul 1902 Arthur Balfour became Prime Minister (Conservative)
94 Thu 17 Dec 1903 Orville Wright made the first successful controlled flight in a powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk North Carolina
96 Sat 4 Mar 1905 Theodore Roosevelt began second term as President of U.S.A.
96 Tue 5 Dec 1905 Sir H Campbell-Bannerman became Prime Minister (Liberal)
97 Wed 7 Feb 1906 General Election in Great Britain
99 Wed 8 Apr 1908 H H Asquith became Prime Minister (Liberal)
100 Thu 4 Mar 1909 William H. Taft became 36th President of U.S.A
100 1909 He was probably dead by now

DERIVED INFORMATION
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MARRIED ONCE
1809 He was born to unknown parents
1830 He came of age at 21
6 Jun 1841 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 32 (rounded to 30)
1850 When he was 40 his first grandchild (of 9), Elizabeth WRIGHT was born
30 Mar 1851 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 42
7 Apr 1861 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 52
2 Apr 1871 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 62
3 Apr 1881 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 72
5 Apr 1891 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 82
31 Mar 1901 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 92
2 Apr 1911 Predicted census return: William WARD, Unmarried, 102

SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT 1911
Mary Ann WRIGHT granddaughter 67 Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
Louisa WRIGHT granddaughter 60
Charles WRIGHT grandson 56 Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
Laura WRIGHT granddaughter 47
Sarah WRIGHT granddaughter 46 Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England

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