Mathew Southworth

1819–30 December 1893 (Age 75)
Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mathew

When Mathew Southworth was born in 1819, in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sylvester Southworth, was 30 and his mother, Ann Clitheroe, was 30. He married Ann Riding on 14 April 1845, in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 30 December 1893, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74.

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Mathew Southworth
Ann Riding
Marriage: 14 April 1845
Sylvester Southworth
Jane Southworth
William Southworth
Ann Southworth
Thomas Southworth

Spouse and Children

14 April 1845
Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)


Age 4

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 6

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.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire (formerly in Lancashire), so named from Old English sūð ‘south’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matthew Southworth in household of Silvester Southworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mathew Southworth, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Matthew Southworth, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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