James Parker

December 1804–
Leyland, Lancashire, England

The Life of James

When James Parker was born in December 1804, in Leyland, Lancashire, England, his father, Thomas Parker, was 47 and his mother, Hannah Ann Goore, was 45. He married Mary Ann Gray on 27 October 1828, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ipsley, Warwickshire, England in 1871 and Ipsley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

James Parker
Mary Ann Gray
Marriage: 27 October 1828
Ann Parker
John Parker
James Parker
Samuel William Parker
Matthias Parker
Sarah Matilda Parker
Mary Parker
George Parker

Spouse and Children

27 October 1828
Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom



    Samuel William Parker


    Matthias Parker



    Sarah Matilda Parker


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 11

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 21

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 38

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

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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