Hannah Douglass


Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Douglass was born in 1837, in Chatburn, Lancashire, England, her father, Joseph Douglas, was 37 and her mother, Elisabeth Chatburn, was 38. She lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Joseph Douglas
Elisabeth Chatburn
Thomas Douglass
John Douglass
Jane Douglass
Ann Douglass
James Douglass
Robert Douglas
Hannah Douglass
Violet Douglass
Alice Douglass

Sources (5)

  • Hannah Douglas in household of Joseph Douglas, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Hannah Douglas, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Hannah Douglas in household of Joseph Douglas, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 5

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.


Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 41

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

Scottish and English (Durham and Northumbria): variant of Douglas .

History: William Douglass, a physician recognized for his identification and description of an epidemic of scarlet fever, was born c. 1691 in Gifford, Haddington County, Scotland, and settled in Boston in 1718. The abolitionist, orator, and journalist Frederick Douglass assumed the name after escaping from slavery in 1838 and traveling to Massachusetts. Son of a white father and a slave with some Indian blood, he was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey c. 1817 in Tuckahoe, MD.

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

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