Jane McNeil

30 November 1829–1903
Lezayre, Isle of Man

The Life of Jane

When Jane McNeil was christened on 30 November 1829, in Lezayre, Isle of Man, her father, William McKneale, was 34 and her mother, Ann Corlett, was 32. She married John Joseph Craine on 18 April 1850, in Lezayre, Isle of Man. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Toxteth Park St Michael, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in 1903, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Craine
Jane McNeil
Marriage: 18 April 1850
Thomas Joseph Craine
Alfred Richard Craine
Margaret Jane Craine

Spouse and Children

18 April 1850
Lezayre, Isle of Man


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World Events (7)


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

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.
1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

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

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), thought to mean ‘champion’ ( see Neill ). In Scotland MacNeills are associated with Barra and Gigha in the Hebrides; some of them went to Antrim and Derry in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane Craine in household of John Craine, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jane Craine in household of John Craine, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Jane Craine in entry for Thomas Joseph Craine, "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009"

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