Henry Blacker

1852–17 April 1894 (Age 42)
Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Blacker was born in 1852, in Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Blacker, was 31 and his mother, Martha Evans, was 26. He married Sarah Ann Brown on 25 December 1872, in Llanhilleth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died on 17 April 1894, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Henry Blacker
Sarah Ann Brown
Marriage: 25 December 1872
Annie Blacker
William Blacker

Spouse and Children

25 December 1872
Llanhilleth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom


    Annie Blacker


    William Blacker


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 15

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 28

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably an occupational name for a bleacher of textiles, from Middle English blāken ‘to bleach or whiten’. Compare Bleacher . Alternatively, it could be an agent noun from blæc ‘black’, an occupational name for an ink maker. Compare 2.2 German (Bläcker): probably from Middle Low German black ‘black ink’, hence an occupational name for an ink maker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Plucker in household of George Plucker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Henry Blacker, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Harry Blacker, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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