Ann Thornley

about 1829–
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Thornley was born about 1829, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Thornley, was 23 and her mother, Ellen Crosley, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Thornley
1806–
Ellen Crosley
1807–1856
Ann Thornley
1829–
Mary Thornley
1829–
John Thornley
1831–
Ellen Thornley
1834–
Elizabeth Thornley
1835–1840
William Thornley
1835–
John Thornley
1838–
Elizabeth Thornley
1840–
Thomas Thornley
1842–

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Thornley

    Male1806–Male

    Female1807–1856Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1829–Female

    Mary Thornley

    Female1829–Female

    John Thornley

    Male1831–Male

    Ellen Thornley

    Female1834–Female

    Elizabeth Thornley

    Female1835–1840Female

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World Events (3)

1830

Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 13

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.
1843

Age 14

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from Thornley in Lancashire, so named from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Anne Thornley in household of Margaret Thornley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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