Alice Hannah Speakman

1852–1925 (Age 73)
Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice Hannah

When Alice Hannah Speakman was born in 1852, in Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Speakman, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ormerod, was 31. She married Robert Hitchen in 1875, in Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in 1925, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hitchen
Alice Hannah Speakman
Marriage: 1875
John Hitchen
Mary Hitchen
Kate Hitchen
Alice Hitchen
Richard James Hitchen
Jane Hitchen
William Hitchen
Hannah Hitchen

Spouse and Children

Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 7

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 26

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): nickname or occupational name for someone who acted as a spokesman, from Middle English spekeman ‘advocate’, ‘spokesman’ (from Old English specan to speak + mann ‘man’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • A H Hitchin in household of Robt Hitchin, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Arla Speakman in household of Jonathan Gratino, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice H Hitchen, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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