Simon BridgeAge: 821773–1855
- Simon Bridge
- Given names
|Birth|| 1773 33 33|
Note: Boston Tea Party.
|History|| 1775 (Age 2)|
Note: American Revolution begins.<br />Watt's first efficient steam engine.
|History|| 1776 (Age 3)|
Note: American colonies declare their independence.
|History|| 1779 (Age 6)|
Note: First steam powered mills. Crompton invents spinning mule.
|History|| 1781 (Age 8)|
Note: Cornwallis surrenders to Washington at Yorktown, Va.
|History|| 1783 (Age 10)|
Note: Peace treaty signed in Paris between Great Britain and the United States.
|History|| 1785 (Age 12)|
Note: Cartwright builds power loom.
|History|| 1786 (Age 13)|
Note: Coal gas first used for lighting.
|History|| 1789 (Age 16)|
Note: Bastille falls, French Revolution begins.
|History|| 1793 (Age 20)|
Note: Louis XVI executed in France. England and France at war.
|Marriage||Ann Collier - View family|
1798 (Age 25)
|Birth of a son|
| 1798 (Age 25)|
|History|| 1798 (Age 25)|
Note: Battle of the Nile.
|History|| 1799 (Age 26)|
Note: Napoleon named First Consul of France.
|History|| 1801 (Age 28)|
Note: Union of Great Britain and Ireland.
|History|| 1804 (Age 31)|
Note: Napoleon declared Emperor.
|History|| 1805 (Age 32)|
Note: Battle of Trafalgar.
|History|| 1809 (Age 36)|
Note: Napoleon captures Vienna.
|History|| 1811 (Age 38)|
Note: Prince of Wales named Regent to act for George III, now insane.<br />Luddite riots in the North and the Midlands. Laborers attack factories and break up the machines which they fear will replace them.
|History|| 1812 (Age 39)|
Note: Napoleon invades Russia.<br />War of 1812 between England and the United States.
|History|| 1814 (Age 41)|
Note: Treaty of Ghent ends Anglo-U.S. War.<br />England and allies invade France.<br />Napoleon exiled to Elba.
|History|| 1815 (Age 42)|
Note: Napoleon escapes Elba, begins the Hundred Days.<br />Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon exiled to St. Helena in the South Atlantic.<br />Corn Laws passed.
|History|| 1819 (Age 46)|
Note: Peterloo Massacre of Corn Law protestors.
|History|| 1820 (Age 47)|
Note: George IV succeeds George III on his death
|History|| 1821 (Age 48)|
Note: Napoleon dies.
|Marriage of a son||James Bridge - View family|
10 February 1822 (Age 49)
daughter-in-law - Ann Brookes
|History|| 1829 (Age 56)|
Note: Peel establishes the Metropolitan Police.
|History|| 1830 (Age 57)|
Note: George IV dies, his brother William IV succeeds.<br />Manchester - Liverpool Railway (first in England).
|History|| 1832 (Age 59)|
Note: First Reform Bill: adds 10 pound/year householders to the voting rolls and reapportions Parliamentary representation much more fairly, doing away with most rotten and pocket boroughs. Adds 217,000 voters to an electorate of 435,000.
|History|| 1833 (Age 60)|
Note: Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire.<br />Factory Act.
|History|| 1834 (Age 61)|
Note: New Poor Law.<br />Houses of Parliament burn down.
|Marriage||Mary Benstead - View family|
1835 (Age 62)
|History|| 1837 (Age 64)|
Note: William IV dies, succeeded by his niece, Victoria.
|History|| 1838 (Age 65)|
Note: Regular Atlantic steamship service begins.
|History|| 1839 (Age 66)|
Note: Anti-Corn-Law League founded.
|History|| 1840 (Age 67)|
Note: Queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert, who becomes Prince Consort.<br />Penny post started.<br />S.F.B. Morse invents the telegraph.<br />Grammar Schools Act.
|History|| 1842 (Age 69)|
Note: Chartist Riots.<br />Copyright Act.<br />Potato Failure in Europe, starvation in Ireland. Corn Laws (which had kept up the price of grain) repealed.
|Death of a son|| 18 November 1846 (Age 73)|
|History|| 1849 (Age 76)|
Note: Gold discovered in California and Australia.
|History|| 1850 (Age 77)|
Note: Telegraph cable laid under English Channel.
|History|| 1851 (Age 78)|
Note: Great Exhibition (Crystal Palace).
|History|| 1853 (Age 80)|
Note: Crimean War.
|History|| 1855 (on the date of death)|
Note: Livingston discovers Victoria Falls.
|Death|| 1855 (Age 82)|
|Family with parents - View family|
2 years#1 elder brother
Birth 1766 26 26
Death 10 February 1855 (Age 89)
7 years#2 himself
|Family with Ann Collier - View family|
Birth 1798 25
Death 18 November 1846 (Age 48)
|Family with Mary Benstead - View family|
Death 1869 (Age 69)