Martha Barker

11 August 1839–
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Barker was christened on 11 August 1839, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Barker, was 34 and her mother, Martha Fielding, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Robert Barker
1805–
Martha Fielding
1809–
John Barker
1831–
Alice Barker
1834–
Martha Barker
1839–
Hannah Dawson
1840–

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Barker

    Male1805–Male

    Female1809–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens

Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’, genitive berbicis). With the change of -ar- to -er- in Middle English, this became indistinguishable from the preceding name.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martha Barker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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