John Whittle

1839–
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Whittle was born in 1839, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Whittle, was 19 and his mother, Jane, was 19. He married Sarah Ellen Singleton on 1 January 1859, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Warrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

John Whittle
1839–
Sarah Ellen Singleton
1837–
Marriage: 1 January 1859
Mary Jane Whittle
1859–1942
William Whittle
1860–1875
John Thomas Whittle
1863–
Elizabeth Alice Whittle
1865–
Martha Whittle
1867–
Margarett Ellen Whittle
1873–1874
William Whittle
1876–1876
Margaret Ellen Whittle
1881–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1859
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Whittle

    Male1820–Male

    Jane

    Female1820–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1839–Male

    Alice Whittle

    Female1841–Female

    William Whittle

    Male1842–Male

    Samuel Whittle

    Male1844–1845Male

    James Whittle

    Male1846–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 3

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 4

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

Age 39

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

English (chiefly Lancashire):1. habitational name from any of various places named Whittle, especially one in Lancashire, named from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + hyll ‘hill’. 2. variant of Whitwell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Whittle in household of Thomas Whittle, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Whittle, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Whittle, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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