Mary Bancks

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Bancks was born on 28 May 1832, her father, Henry Billinge Bancks, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Billings, was 33. She married Miles Buck on 31 October 1855, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Miles Buck
Mary Bancks
Marriage: 31 October 1855
Henry Billinge Buck
Sarah Buck
John Buck
Jane Buck
Catherine Buck

Sources (17)

  • Mary Bancks in household of Sarah Bancks, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Bancks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Bancks, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Guenther, Jochen.

German (Westphalia): variant of Backhus .

Americanized form of Latvian Baks, a surname of German origin.

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

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