James Cunliffe

1778–
Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Cunliffe was born in 1778, in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cunliffe, was 36 and his mother, Martha Rose Bostock, was 32. He married Betty Speakman in 1798, in Haslingden, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Cheshire, England in 1799.

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Family Time Line

James Cunliffe
1778–
Betty Speakman
1780–1841
Marriage: 1798
John Cunliffe
1795–
Mary Cunliffe
1805–1815
William Cunliffe
1806–1809
Elizabeth Cunliffe
1813–
Mary Cunliffe
1814–
Lydia Cunliffe
1815–
Catharine Cunliffe
1817–1896
Mary Cunliffe
1819–
Martha Cunliffe
1819–
Anne Cunliffe
1820–1821
James Cunliff
1821–
John Cunliffe
1823–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1798
Haslingden, Lancashire, England
children

(12)

    John Cunliffe

    Male1795–Male

    Mary Cunliffe

    Female1805–1815Female

    William Cunliffe

    Male1806–1809Male

    Elizabeth Cunliffe

    Female1813–Female

    Mary Cunliffe

    Female1814–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 9

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 37

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, near Rishton, recorded in 1246 as Kunteclive, from Old English cunte ‘cunt’ + clif ‘slope’, i.e. ‘slope with a slit or crack in it’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jas Cunliffe in entry for John, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • James Cunliffe in entry for John Cunliffe, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • James Cunliffe in entry for Betty Cunliffe, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"

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