Thomas Barnett

Droitwich, Worcestershire, England

The Life 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 32. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Sarah Turner. He lived in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Thomas Barnett
Sarah Turner
Sarah Elizabeth Edge (N' Barnett)
Sarah Elizabeth Barnett
Emma Barnett
Mary Ann Barnett
Henrietta Barnett
Thomas Barnett

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+5 More Children

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 43

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

Name Meaning

English:1. 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’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Barnett, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Barreth, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Barnett in entry for Henrietta Barnett, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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