Peter Moss

18 December 1810–
Leigh, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Moss was born on 18 December 1810, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Moss, was 34 and his mother, Alice Richardson, was 36. He married Elizabeth Bennett on 11 December 1832, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

Peter Moss
1810–
Elizabeth Bennett
1811–
Marriage: 11 December 1832
William Moss
1828–
Harriet Moss
1835–
Sarah Moss
1836–
Edward Moss
1837–
Mary Anne Moss
1840–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1832Leigh, Lancashire, England
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1815
    Age 5
    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
    Age 15
    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.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 32
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English mos ‘moss, bog’ (Old English mos), for someone who lived at a boggy place, or a habitational name from one or other of the many places so called, such as Moss (Yorkshire), Mose in Quatford (Shropshire), and Moze (Essex).English: variant of Moyse .Irish (Ulster): adoption of the English name 1 by translation for Ó Maolmóna or Ó Maolmhóna ‘descendant of Maolmóna’, a personal name based on maol ‘servant, tonsured one, i.e. devotee’ + a second element assumed to be móin (genitive móna) ‘moorland, peat bog’, in local English ‘moss’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Moyse

    Sources (19)

    • Peter Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Peter Moss, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Peter Moss in entry for William Moss, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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