Elizabeth Butterworth

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Butterworth was born in 1826, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Butterworth, was 42 and her mother, Martha Holt, was 30. She lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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William Butterworth
Martha Holt
Robert Butterworth
Martha Butterworth
Elizabeth Butterworth
Edmund Butterworth
Sarah Ann Butterworth
Susan Butterworth
Mary Butterworth
William Butterworth

Sources (1)

  • Betty Butterworth in household of Sarah Butterworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

World Events (8)


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

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.

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

English: from Butterworth in Lancashire (near Rochdale). Named with Old English butere ‘butter’ + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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