Peter Darlington

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Darlington was born in 1831, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Darlington, was 33 and his mother, Annie Evans, was 30. He lived in Little Lever, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

James Darlington
Annie Evans
Thomas Darlington
Betty Darlington
Joseph Darlington
Ralph Darlington
Peter Darlington
Mary Darlington
James Darlington
Adam Darlington

Sources (1)

  • Peter Darlington in household of James Darlington, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

World Events (8)

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.


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1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

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

English: habitational name from Darlington in County Durham, recorded in c. 1040 as Dearthingtun, from Old English Dēornōthingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Dēornōth’, a personal name composed of the elements dēor ‘dear’ + nōth ‘daring’. The surname was present in Scotland from an early period.

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

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