Ann Farnworth

about 1854–
Worsely, Lancashire, England

The Life of Ann

When Ann Farnworth was born about 1854, her father, Thomas Farnworth, was 25 and her mother, Betty Fainworth, was 20. She lived in Worsley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Thomas Farnworth
Betty Fainworth
Ann Farnworth
William Farnworth
Susannah Farnworth
John Farnworth
Mary Farnworth
Thomas Farnworth
George Farnworth
Margaret Farnworth
John Lawrence Farnworth
Frances Ellen Farnworth
William Farnworth

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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 5

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 47

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, one formerly in Lancashire, now in Greater Manchester; the other in Cheshire, both so named from Old English as fearn ‘fern’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Farnworth in household of Thomas Farnworth, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Anne Farnworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anne Farnworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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