William Thwaites

1835–
Coniston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Thwaites was born in 1835, in Coniston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Sarah Mossop about 1866, in Coniston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Church Coniston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

William Thwaites
1835–
Sarah Mossop
1839–
Marriage: about 1866
Elizabeth Mossop
1860–
Mary Mossop
1863–
Ann Thwaites
1867–
George Thwaites
1871–1921
Ada M Thwaites
1872–
Esther Thwaites
1873–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1866
Coniston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 7

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 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 43

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

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a clearing or patch of pasture land, Middle English thwaite (Old Norse þveit), or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, in northern England, Norfolk, and Suffolk.

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Thwaites, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Thwaites in entry for Robert Birkett Moffatt and Esther Thwaites, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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