Henry Pickup

Male1818–31 January 1902

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Pickup was born in 1818, in Crawshawbooth, Lancashire, England, his father, John Pickup, was 22 and his mother, Mary Eastwood, was 22. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Nancy Bury. He lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 31 January 1902, in Goodshaw, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Henry Pickup
Nancy Bury
Thomas Pickup
Sarah Pickup

Sources (5)

  • Henry Pickup in household of John Pickup, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Henry Pickup in entry for Sarah Pickup, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • Henry Pickup, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 7

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 24

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 Lancashire, so called from Old English pīc ‘point’ + copp ‘top’, i.e. a hill with a sharp peak.

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

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