Louisa Harriet Maccann

7 August 1845–21 April 1907 (Age 61)
Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

The Life of Louisa Harriet

When Louisa Harriet Maccann was born on 7 August 1845, in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, her father, John Beckit Macann, was 26 and her mother, Louisa Hanwell, was 20. She married George Dunk on 25 December 1860, in Leeds St Paul, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Mexborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 21 April 1907, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61, and was buried in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Dunk
Louisa Harriet Maccann
Marriage: 25 December 1860
Elizabeth Dunk
Annie Dunk
Fanny Dunk
George Dunk
Edith Dunk
Henry Dunk
John Hillham Dunk
Joseph Mccann Dunk

Spouse and Children

25 December 1860
Leeds St Paul, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Elizabeth Dunk



    Fanny Dunk


    George Dunk


    Edith Dunk


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Beckit Macann


    Louisa Hanwell




World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 18

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 35

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern Armagh): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cana ‘son of Cana’, a personal name or byname meaning ‘wolf cub’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriott Dunks in household of Henry Dunks, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Louisa H Dunk in household of George Dunk, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Louisa H Dunk in household of George Dunk, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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