John Unsworth

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

The Life 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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William Unsworth
Elizabeth Tonge
Elizabeth Unsworth
Alice Unsworth
James Unsworth
Peter Unsworth
John Unsworth
Richard Unsworth
Mary Ann Unsworth
Samuel Unsworth

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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, a place in Greater Manchester, named from the genitive case of the Old English byname Hund meaning ‘dog’ + Old English worð ‘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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