Martha Taylor


Brief Life History of Martha

Martha Taylor was born in 1819, in Thornton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Edmund Taylor and Betty. She married Abraham Sutcliffe on 7 January 1849, in Milnrow, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lockwood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Butterworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Sutcliffe
Martha Taylor
Marriage: 7 January 1849
Edmund Sutcliffe
Edwin Sutcliffe
Mariah Sutcliffe
Albert Sutcliffe
Martha A Sutcliffe
William Henry Sutcliffe
Abel Sutcliffe
James Thomas Sutcliffe
Elizabeth Sutcliffe
Martha Ann Sutcliffe
Mary Alice Sutcliffe

Sources (30)

  • Martha Sutcliffe in household of Abraham Sutcliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Martha Sutcliffe in household of Abraham Sutcliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Martha Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1849Milnrow, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

    Age 2

    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


    Age 4

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

    Age 31

    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.

    In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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