Elizabeth Butterworth

1826–
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

William Butterworth
1784–1840
Martha Holt
1796–1850
Robert Butterworth
1822–
Martha Butterworth
1830–
Elizabeth Butterworth
1826–
Edmund Butterworth
1827–1877
Sarah Ann Butterworth
1828–
Susan Butterworth
1831–
Mary Butterworth
1833–
William Butterworth
1837–1887

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World Events (8)

1830
Age 4
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 16
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
Age 33
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.

Sources (2)

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

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