Martha Melling

30 August 1767–
Billinge, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Melling was christened on 30 August 1767, in Upholland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nehemiah Melling, was 36 and her mother, Ann Melling, was 34. She married John Fairclough on 21 May 1793, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Fairclough
1773–
Martha Melling
1767–
Marriage: 21 May 1793
Betty Fairclough
1793–
Kitty Fairclough
1797–

Spouse and Children

    John Fairclough

    Male1773–Male

    Female1767–Female

MARRIAGE
21 May 1793
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (6)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): habitational name from places near Lancaster and near Liverpool. Both are probably so called from the Old English tribal name Me(a)llingas ‘people of Mealla’.2 English: variant of Melville .3 German: habitational name from a place called Mellingen ( see Mellinger ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Melling in entry for John Fairclough, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"
  • Martha Melling in entry for John Fairclough, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"
  • Martha Melling in entry for John Fairclough, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"

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