Thomas Barnett


Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Barnett was born in 1837, in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, his father, Thomas Barnett, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Bourne, was 33. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Sarah Turner. He lived in Marlborough in the Vines, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Barnett
Sarah Turner
Sarah Elizabeth Edge (N' Barnett)
Sarah Elizabeth Barnett
Emma Barnett
about 1871–
Mary Ann Barnett
about 1877–
Henrietta Barnett
about 1880–
Thomas Barnett

Sources (20)

  • Thomas Barnett in household of Thomas Barnett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Barnet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Barnett in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Barnett and John Edge, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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Children (6)

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 17

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.

about 1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age NaN

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn, to set light to’).

English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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