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Edward BlackettAge: 26 years17971824

Edward Blackett
Given names
Birth October 14, 1797 46 39

Christening January 15, 1798 (Age 3 months)
Birth of a brotherJohn Alexander (Rev.) Blackett
January 20, 1803 (Age 5 years)
Christening of a brotherJohn Alexander (Rev.) Blackett
October 27, 1803 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Crosby
October 23, 1805 (Age 8 years)
Burial of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Crosby
October 27, 1805 (Age 8 years)
Death of a sisterMary Blackett
September 23, 1811 (Age 13 years)
Death July 19, 1824 (Age 26 years)
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Marriage: February 15, 1779St. Andrew, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmbd.
10 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
11 months
elder sister
Elizabeth Blackett
Birth: June 20, 1784 32 26Wellgate Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland
Death: November 19, 1856Wylam, Nthmd.
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
Jane Blackett
Birth: May 21, 1792 40 34Newgate Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
Death: May 14, 1825Wylam, Nthmd.
16 months
elder brother
17 months
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
Thomas Blackett
Birth: February 7, 1796 44 38Northumberland
Death: January 1797Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nthmd.
20 months
5 years
younger brother


5th son of Christopher Blacket (Postmaster, native of Wylam in the parish of Ovingham) by his wife Alice Brigham[sic] (daughter of William Brigham[sic], native of Whitby, Yorks.) Midshipman in the Royal Navy. Served on HMS Hotspur 1810 -1815 and on HMS Alert 1816-1817. Addition to Surtees tree shows him as dying on his return home from Greece 18 Jul 1824. While in Greece during its war of independence he was an acquaintance of Lord Byron, who advanced him a loan of 50 dollars and provided him with pills while he was ill.