James Cherry

12 April 1813–April 1895 (Age 81)
Sandbach, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Cherry was born on 12 April 1813, in Sandbach, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Cherry, was 24 and his mother, Mary Albiston, was 19. He lived in Cranage, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years. He died in April 1895, in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82, and was buried in Church Hulme, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom.

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World Events (6)


Age 2

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 20

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 30

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.2 Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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  • James Cherrey, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Cherrey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • James Cherrey, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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