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Thomas ARDRON II (1770 - 1832)

Father: Thomas Ardron I (1739 - 1797)
Mother: Ann

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My G-G-G-G-Great Grandfather was born in 1770. (Based on age at death) This is confirmed by a baptism being recorded on 10 February 1770 in Laughton En Le Morthen. (APR + IGI) (Photo - Laughton En Le Morthen Parish Church)

1769-70 James Cook's first voyage to explore the Pacific
1773 The world's first cast-iron bridge is constructed over the river Severn at Coalbrookdale
1775 American War of Independence begins

1776 On 4th July the American Congress passes their Declaration of Independence from Britain
1783 Britain recognises American Independence at the Peace of Versailles
2 August 1784 The first mail coach runs from Bristol to London

1789 Outbreak of the French Revolution
28 August 1789 Mutiny aboard HMS Bounty

Thomas married Ann Barlow on 19 July 1791 in Laughton En Le Morthen. (APR + IGI)

1792 Coal gas used for lighting for the first time
1796 Vaccination against small pox is introduced
1800 Act of Union with Ireland
1802 Peel introduces the first factory legislation
1803 The Napoleonic Wars begin - Britain declares war on France
1805 Battle of Trafalgar - Nelson destroys the French and Spanish fleets but is killed in the process
1815 Battle of Waterloo - defeat for Napoleon by the Duke of Wellington and the end of the Napoleonic Wars

Thomas was a blacksmith.

1820 Death of (Mad) King George III, succeeded by King George IV
1825 The World's first railway service, the Stockton and Darlington Railway opens
1829 The Metropolitan Police is established by Robert Peel
1830 Opening of the Liverpool to Manchester Railway
1830 Death of King George IV, succeeded by King William IV
1830-2 First major cholera epidemic in Britain

He died aged 62 and was buried on 3 March 1832 in Laughton En Le Morthen. He was a resident of Brookhouse. (APR) (Photo - Brookhouse hamlet)

Ann BARLOW (1771 - 1845)
She was born in 1771. (Based on age on 1841 Census)

On the 1841 Census as she is listed aged 70, a widow, living with her son Paul at Brookhouse, Laughton. (PRO ref HO107/1332/1/4/25/11/10) - shown as ANDRON on Ancestry.co.uk index

She was buried on 30 November 1845 at Laughton En Le Morthen. She was of Brookhouse and aged 79. (APR) The age at death is slightly different when compared to the calculated age based on her age at the 1841 census.

THOMAS AND ANN HAD THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:


1) Thomas Ardron III (1795 -)
My G-G-G-G-Great Uncle was born on 10 May 1795 and baptised on 21 June of that year in Laughton En Le Morthen. (APR + IGI)

2) John Ardron I (1797 - 1868)

 

3) Paul Ardron I (1800 - 1877)

4) Peter Ardron II (1801 - 1802)
My G-G-G-G-Great Uncle was born on 7 November 1801 and baptised on 8 December of that year in Laughton En Le Morthen. (APR + IGI)

He died in infancy and was buried on 23 May 1802 in Laughton En Le Morthen, aged 27 weeks. (APR)

5) Septimus Ardron (1803 - 1808)
My G-G-G-G-Great Uncle was born on 22 March 1803 and was baptised on 17 April of that year in Laughton En Le Morthen. (APR + IGI)

He died as a child and was buried on 6 April 1808 in Laughton En Le Morthen, aged 5 years. (APR)

6) Ann Ardron II (1805 - 1824)
My G-G-G-G-Great Aunt was born on 1 February 1805 and was baptised on 15 April of that year in Laughton En Le Morthen. Her parents were Thomas Ardron, a blacksmith and Ann. (APR + IGI)

She died aged 19 and was buried on 27 December 1824 in Laughton En Le Morthen. The record shows she was of Brookhouse. (APR)

7) Mary Ardron III (1808 - 1809)
My G-G-G-G-Great Aunt was born on 25 February 1808 and was baptised on 6 April of that year in Laughton En Le Morthen. (APR)

She died in infancy and was buried on 5 May 1809 in Laughton En Le Morthen, aged 14 months. (APR)