James SHEPHERD

14 May 1815–18 August 1874 (Age 59)
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James SHEPHERD was born on 14 May 1815, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Shepherd, was 17 and his mother, Ann SHEPHERD, was 28. He married Anne Bennett about 1842, in London, Middlesex, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Cardiff St Mary, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 18 August 1874, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59, and was buried in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James SHEPHERD
1815–1874
Anne Bennett
1821–1880
Marriage: about 1842
James SHEPHERD
1843–
Sarah Shepherd
1843–
Margaret SHEPHERD
1866–
John SHEPHERD
1844–1845
Maria Shepherd
1846–
Emma Deborah SHEPHERD
1847–1847
George Shepherd
1848–
William SHEPHERD
1850–1850
Sophia SHEPHERD
1852–1879
Eliza Ann SHEPHERD
1854–
Emma Shepherd
1856–
Ann Shepherd
1861–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1842London, Middlesex, England
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1823
    Age 8
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1830
    Age 15
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 16
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): occupational name from Middle English schepeherde ‘shepherd’ (Old English scēaphyrde, scēap‐weard).Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘shepherd’, for example German and Jewish Schäfer (see Schaefer ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Shepheard
    Sheppard
    Shepard
    Shephard
    Shepherdson
    Shepardson
    Shepperd
    Shapard
    Sheperd
    Schaefer

    Sources (18)

    • James Shepherd, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • James Sheppard, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • James Shepherd in entry for Jane Shepherd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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