James Sharples

15 May 1808–
Tonge with Haulgh, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of James

James Sharples was christened on 15 May 1808, in Tonge with Haulgh, Lancashire, England as the son of Jno. Sharples and Margaret. He married Margaret Orrell on 2 January 1832, in Bolton, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

James Sharples
1808–
Margaret Orrell
1811–
Marriage: 2 January 1832
Elizabeth Sharples
1835–1839
Elizabeth Sharples
1839–
Elizabeth Sharples
1841–1923

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Children

(3)

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Siblings

(2)

Name Meaning

English (common in Lancashire): habitational name from Sharples Hall near Bolton, probably so called from Old English scearp ‘sharp’, i.e. ‘steep’ + lǣs ‘pasture’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sharpless

Sources (10)

  • James Sharpels in entry for Elizabeth Sharpels, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Sharples, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • James Sharples, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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