Francis Carnall

15 April 1841–
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Francis

When Francis Carnall was born on 15 April 1841, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Carnall, was 42 and his mother, Ann Howe, was 42. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Mathew Carnall
Ann Howe
Ann Carnall
Francis Carnall
Matthew Carnall
Ellen Carnall

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 22

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 39

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

Name Meaning

1 English: apparently a metonymic occupational name for a crossbowman who specialized in fighting from the battlements of castles, from Anglo-Norman French carnel ‘battlement’, ‘embrasure’ (a metathesized form of crenel, Late Latin crenellus, a diminutive of crena ‘notch’).2 English: reduced form of Carbonell or Cardinal .3 Swedish: the second element -ell is a common suffix of Swedish surnames, taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. The first element is unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Carnall in household of Matthw Carnall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Francis Carnall in household of Matthew Carnall, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

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