Marianne Barker

1856–1881 (Age 25)
Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Marianne

When Marianne Barker was born on 3 February 1856, in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Barker, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Lambert Dishley, was 24. She married William Beeston in October 1874, in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England for about 20 years. She died in September 1881, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 25.

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William Beeston
Marianne Barker
Marriage: October 1874
Florence Lambeth Beeston
Sarah Elizabeth Beeston
William Joseph Beeston
Ada Dishley Beeston

Spouse and Children

October 1874
Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (1)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’, genitive berbicis). With the change of -ar- to -er- in Middle English, this became indistinguishable from the preceding name.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Beeston, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary Ann Barker, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Mary Ann Banker in household of James Banker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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