Emma Blair

18 November 1858–
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma

When Emma Blair was born on 18 November 1858, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Blair, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Wilkins, was 31. She married William Whitehead on 4 December 1882, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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William Whitehead
Emma Blair
Marriage: 4 December 1882
Arthur Victor Whitehead

Spouse and Children

4 December 1882
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 1

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.

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1896 · Palm House Opens

Age 38

In 1896, the Palm House opened. It was designed by Mackenzie and Moncur of Edinburgh. It was designed in the tradition of Joseph Paxton's glass houses and originally had a rich collection of exotic plants.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain’, ‘field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár).

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

Sources (3)

  • Emma Blair in household of Thos E Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emma Blair in household of William Blair 2nd page, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Emma Whitehead in household of William Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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