Thomas Forth

about May 1846–about August 1874 (Age 28)
Heslington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Forth was born about May 1846, in Heslington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Fanny Acomb about February 1869, in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died about August 1874, in Haxby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 28.

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Thomas Forth
Fanny Acomb
Marriage: about February 1869
William Morritt Forth
John George Forth

Spouse and Children

about February 1869
York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (2)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 17

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Ford 1.2 German: topographic name for someone who lived by a ford, Middle High German vurt ‘ford’, or a habitational name from a place in Franconia named Forth.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Forth - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Thomas Forth

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