Ancestral Time Line

Date
Ancestral
Other Events
1600-1610
1600 - Britain & Ireland Pop. c 4.8 million
1600 - Warwick Pop. c 3,000
1603 - Elizabeth I died
1603 - James I became King
1604 - Plague
1605 - Gunpowder Plot ( Warks. Families )
1607 - First English colony in America
1607 - Midland Revolt
1610 - Galileo sees moons of Jupiter
1611-1620
1611 - Authorised Bible published
1616 - Shakespeare died
1617 - James I visited Warwick
1620 - Pilgrim Fathers set sail
1621-1630
1621 - John(1) Squires baptised
 
1625 - Charles I became King
1631-1640


1641-1650
1642-49 - Civil War
1643 - Taj Mahal completed
1649 - Kenilworth Castle ruined
1649 - Charles I executed
1649 - England declared a Republic
1651-1660
1652 - John(2) Squires baptised 1653 - Cromwell, Lord Protector
1658 - Cromwell died
1660 - Charles II became King
1661-1670
1665 - Plague strikes London
1666 - Great Fire of London
1670 - Warwick Market Hall built
1671-1680
1673 - John(2) m. Joanne Moore
1675 - St Paul's Cathedral begun by Wren

1681-1690
1689 - John(3) Squires baptised 1685 - James II became King
1688 - James II abdicates
1688 - William III & Mary II take throne
1691-1700
1692 - Glencoe Massacre
1694 - Bank of England founded
1694 - Great Fire of Warwick
1694 - Mary died, William continued
1695 - William III visited Warwick
1700 - Britain & Ireland Pop. c 6 million
1700 - Life Expectancy in England c 36 yrs
1701-1710
1701 - James II died in exile
1702 - Anne became Queen
1707 - Act of Union (Eng., Wales & Scot.)

1711-1720
1712 - John(3) m. Mary Pooll
1719 - John(4) Squires baptised
1712 - Last English witchcraft execution
1714 - George I became King
1718 - Transportation to America began
1719 - Robinson Crusoe published
1721-1730
1726 - Gulliver's Travels published
1727 - George II became King
1731-1740

1738 - First Wesleyan Methodists
1741-1750
1747 - John(4) m. Mary Owen
1750 - John(3) died
1750 - William Squires baptised
1745 - Jacobite Rising in Scotland

1748 - Tower & Spire at St Nicholas rebuilt
1751-1760

1760 - George III became King
1761-1770

1765 - James Watt invented Steam Engine
1769-70 James Cook sails to New Zealand
1771-1780
1773 - Boston Tea Party
1775 - American Independence War began
1776 - Shire Hall (Northgate St) built
1778 - Transportation to Australia began
1781-1790
1783 - American Independence War ended

1789 - French Revolution
1791-1800
1792 - Napoleonic Wars begin

1799 - Warwick & B'ham Canal opened
1800 - Act of Union (to include Ireland)

1801-1810
1806 - William m. Catherine
1807 - Elizabeth Squires baptised
1808 - Jane Squires baptised
1810 - Samuel Squires baptised
1801 - Warwick population 5,592
1805 - The Battle of Trafalgar
1806 - The Warwick Advertiser founded

1811-1820
1814 - James Squires baptised 1815 - Warwick's streets culverted, paved             & lighted. Water supplies improved.
1815 - The Battle of Waterloo
1821-1830
1822 - Catherine died
1822 - Jane Squires died (13 yr)
1820 - Florence Nightingale born
1822 - Gas supplied to Warwick

1829 - Stephenson invented his "Rocket"
1830 - 14 coaches run through Warwick
1831-1840
1836 - Samuel m. Betsy Washbrook 1838 - James m. Charlotte Baldock
1836 - Warwick Poor Law Union formed
1837 - Victoria ascends the Throne
1838 - Oliver Twist published
1840 - "Penny Post" introduced
1841-1850
1841 - Edwin Foden baptised

1846 - Stephen George baptised



1844 - Abolition of Slavery
1845 - Irish Potato Famine begins


1849 - Warwick Hospital built

1851-1860
1857 - Katherine baptised 1851 - Warwick population 10,973
1852 - Railway arrived in Warwick
1854-56 Crimean War
1861-1870
1863 - James Herbert baptised
1866 - Edwin m. Elizabeth Burton
1867 - Charles Dunlop baptised
1862-66 The Cotton Famine

1868 - Abolition of Transportation
1871-1880
1874 - Elizabeth Squires died
1874 - Samuel Squires died
1875 - Edwin m. Emma Agnes Pipe
1871 - Smallpox epidemic
1872 - Stocks at Market Hall last used
1879 - The Zulu War
1880 - Compulsory education for U 10s
1881-1890
1886 - James Squires died
1891-1900
1891 - Charles m. Jane Taylor
1891 - Ethel Squires born
1894 - Katherine Squires born
1896 - Mabel Squires born
1898 - Charlotte Foden Squires died
1898 - Charlotte Squires born
1891 - Warwick population 11,903

1893 - Warwick Town Hall built
1894 - Parish Councils established

1899 - The Boer War begins
1901-1910
1902 - Vera Squires born
1904 - Maud Mona Squires born
1906 - Jane (Jean) Squires born
1908 - Hilda May Squires born
1901 - Edward VII succeeds Victoria
1902 - The Boer War ends
1911-1920
1912 - Charles D F Squires born
1914 - Percy Dunlop Squires born