Thomas Cowper

Maleabout 1811–

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Cowper was born about 1811, in Kells, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Cowper, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Turner, was 36. He married Hannah Maria Hall on 6 October 1838, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hulme, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Hulme St Mark, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Thomas Cowper
Elizabeth Tannoch
Marriage: 23 September 1852
William Freeland Cowper
John Henry Cowper
Alexander Cowper
Edward Cowper

Sources (23)

  • Thomas C?, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Cooper, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Hannah Maria Hall, "England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1852Chorlton upon Medlock St Saviour, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1825 · Museum of Lancashire

    Age 14

    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

    Age 31

    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English Scottish: variant of Couper or Cooper .

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

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