Robert Howarth

Maleabout 1836–after 1861

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Howarth was born about 1836, in Hyde, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Haworth, was 23 and his mother, Mary Taylor, was 28. He married Mary Ann on 29 May 1859, in Charlesworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Newton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died after 1861.

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Robert Howarth
Mary Ann
Marriage: 29 May 1859

Sources (9)

  • Robert Howorth, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Robert Howarth, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Robt Howarth, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1859Charlesworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (5)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

    Age 6

    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.


    Age 7

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

    Age 14

    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 (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Howarth in Rochdale (Lancashire), possibly from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + worth ‘enclosure’. The name may have been confused with Haworth .

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

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