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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William Blackburn
Mary Ball
Henry Blackburn
Lavinia Mercy Blackburn
John William Blackburn
Herbert Blackburn
Hannah Blackburn
Thomas Blackburn
Sarah Ann Blackburn
Thomas Blackburn

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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.
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
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.

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

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