Thomas Blackburn

5 November 1854–
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Blackburn was christened on 5 November 1854, in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Blackburn, was 45 and his mother, Mary Ball, was 37.

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Family Time Line

William Blackburn
1809–1890
Mary Ball
1817–1891
Henry Blackburn
1838–
Lavinia Mercy Blackburn
1849–1936
John William Blackburn
1852–
Herbert Blackburn
1840–
Hannah Blackburn
1843–1939
Thomas Blackburn
1843–
Sarah Ann Blackburn
1845–
Thomas Blackburn
1854–

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World Events (3)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
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.
1884
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

(1997: 14213;2007: 29287; 2010: 39097)English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackburn, but especially the one in Lancashire, so named with Old English blæc ‘dark’ + burna ‘stream’. This surname is found mainly in northern England.

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

Possible Related Names

Blackbourn

Sources (1)

  • Thomas Blackburn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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