Louisa Carr

Birkdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Louisa

When Louisa Carr was born in 1839, in Birkdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Carr, was 36 and her mother, Ann Ball, was 30. She married John Ratcliffe on 21 October 1861, in Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Ratcliffe
Louisa Carr
Marriage: 21 October 1861
Elizabeth Ann Ratcliffe
William Ratcliffe
Sarah Ratcliffe
Charles Ratcliffe
Kate Ellen Ratcliffe
Emma Ratcliffe
John James Ratcliffe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1861Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 3
    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 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 39
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a personal name from the adjective corr ‘pointed’, explained as meaning ‘spear’. As an Ulster surname, Carr was often confused with Scottish Kerr .Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of Giolla Cathair’ or ‘the servant (i.e. devotee) of Saint Cathar’. Cathar was a priest and bishop, otherwise unknown.Irish: in Galway, a shortened Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Chéire, see Keary .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Louisa Ratcliffe in household of John Ratcliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Louisa Ratcliffe in household of John Ratcliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Louisa Carr - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth: January 1841; Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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