John Unsworth

6 May 1844–1 October 1852 (Age 8)
Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Unsworth was born on 6 May 1844, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Unsworth, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Tonge, was 28. He died on 1 October 1852, at the age of 8.

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Family Time Line

William Unsworth
1816–1888
Elizabeth Tonge
1815–1879
Elizabeth Unsworth
1835–1903
Alice Unsworth
1837–1838
James Unsworth
1838–1926
Peter Unsworth
1843–1844
John Unsworth
1844–1852
Richard Unsworth
1845–1849
Mary Ann Unsworth
1849–1932
Samuel Unsworth
1852–1933

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World Events (1)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
Age 6
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 (Lancashire): habitational name from Unsworth (Lancashire), recorded as Hundeswrth in 1291. This name was easily confused with Hunsworth in Yorkshire, since they shared the same etymology, ‘Hund's enclosure or settlement’ (from the Old English personal name Hund ‘dog’ + Old English worth ‘enclosure’).

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

Sources (2)

  • John Unsworth in household of William Unsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Unsworth - birth: June 1844;

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