Sarah Elizabeth Beard

about 1856–
Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Beard was born about 1856, in Glossop, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Beard, was 26 and her mother, Jane Schofield, was 23. She lived in Glossop, Derbyshire, England in 1861 and Thurlstone, Yorkshire, England in 1871.

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Family Time Line

George Beard
1830–1910
Jane Schofield
1833–1863
Joseph Beard
1852–
Emma Beard
1854–
Sarah Elizabeth Beard
1856–
William H Beard
1859–1895
Alice Anne Beard
1863–

Parents and Siblings

    George Beard

    Male1830–1910Male

    Female1833–1863Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a bearded man (Middle English, Old English beard). To be clean-shaven was the norm in non-Jewish communities in northwestern Europe from the 12th to the 16th century, the crucial period for surname formation. There is a place name and other evidence to show that this word was used as a byname in the Old English period, when beards were the norm; in this period the byname would have referred to a large or noticeable beard. As an American surname, this name has absorbed cognates and equivalents in other languages, in particular German Bart . 2. habitational name from a place in Derbyshire, which derives its name by dissimilation from Old English brerd ‘rim’, ‘bank’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Beard in household of George Beard, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah E Beard in household of George Beard, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Elizabeth Beard - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sarah Elizabeth Beard

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