William Duckworth

23 June 1848–8 January 1851
Goodshaw, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Duckworth was born on 23 June 1848, in Goodshaw, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Duckworth, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Harrison, was 21. He was buried in Goodshaw, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Duckworth
1822–1871
Hannah Harrison
1827–1853
William Duckworth
1848–1851
Thomas Duckworth
1850–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (1)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 2

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Duckworth Fold, in the borough of Bury, Lancashire, which is named from Old English fūce ‘duck’ + worÐ ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Duckworth, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • William Duckworth, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • William Duckworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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