Alice Postlethwaite

about 1814–
Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

When Alice Postlethwaite was born about 1814, in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Postlethwaite, was 31 and her mother, Ann Widder, was 31. She married John Howson Beck on 20 September 1831, in Heversham, Westmorland, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Westmorland, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Warton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Howson Beck
1813–1892
Alice Postlethwaite
1814–
Marriage: 20 September 1831
George Beck
1833–
Isaac Pastlethwaite Beck
1837–
John William Beck
1840–1841
Thomas Beck
1842–
Anne Beck
1845–
Francis Beck
1848–1924
James Beck
1858–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 September 1831
Heversham, Westmorland, England
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Postlethwaite

    Male1783–1855Male

    Ann Widder

    Female1783–1855Female

siblings

(9)

    Harriet Postlethwaite

    Female1809–1879Female

    Anne Postlethwaite

    Female1812–1883Female

    Female1814–Female

    Elizabeth Postlethwaite

    Female1816–1897Female

    Agnes Postlethwaite

    Female1820–1891Female

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World Events (8)

1815

Age 1

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 11

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.
1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 36

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Postlethwait . This is the more frequent spelling in the British Isles.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alice Beck, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Beck in household of John Beck, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Alice Beck in household of John Beck, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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