Thursday, 5 May 2011

On This Day ... 5 May

1786     Joseph Hood was born in Hartlepool, Co Durham, England. He was the son of Thomas Hood and Mary Harrison, and only lived three years.

1838     Sylvester Read was born at Moors Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He was the son of Silvester Read and Isabella Child.

1866     Margaret Horsley gave birth to twins, Mary Elizabeth and Thomas Horsley at Wells Yard in Hartlepool.

1880     Elizabeth Straughan was born in Longframlington, Northumberland, England. She was the daughter of William Straughan and Hannah Pattison.

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