Thomas Cowper

about 1811–
Kells, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Cowper was born about 1811, in Kells, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Cowper, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Turner, was 34. 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
Hannah Maria Hall
Marriage: 6 October 1838
Thomas Cowper
Elizabeth Cowper
Mary Cowper

Spouse and Children

6 October 1838
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Thomas Cowper


    Elizabeth Cowper



Parents and Siblings

    John Cowper


    Elizabeth Turner




    Ann Churchill Cowper


    Helen Cowper


    John Cowper


    Alexander Cowper



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

Scottish: variant spelling of Couper .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas C?, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Cooper, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Cooper, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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