Louisa Carr

about 1841–
Birkdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Carr was born about 1841, in Birkdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Carr, was 38 and her mother, Ann Ball, was 32. 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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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

21 October 1861
Southport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Elizabeth Ann Ratcliffe


    William Ratcliffe


    Sarah Ratcliffe


    Charles Ratcliffe


    Kate Ellen Ratcliffe


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 1

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 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 37

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

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louisa Ratcliffe in household of John Ratcliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Louisa Ratcliffe in household of John Ratcliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Louisa Ratcliffe in household of John Ratcliffe, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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