Margaret Winstanley

about 1802–
Douglas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Winstanley was born about 1802, in Douglas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She married Henry Liptrot on 2 March 1834, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Blackrod, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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Henry Liptrot
Margaret Winstanley
Marriage: 2 March 1834
Thomas Liptrot
John Liptrot
Ann Liptrot
Mary Liptrot

Spouse and Children

2 March 1834
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (8)


Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 23

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 40

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Winstanley, a place near Manchester, named from the Old English personal name Wynnstān ( see Winston 1) + Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margery Liptrot in household of Henry Liptrot, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Margery Liptrot in household of Henry Liptrot, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Margarey Liptrot in household of Henry Liptrot, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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