James Buckley

about 1737–
Whitefield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Buckley was born about 1737, in Whitefield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Henry Howarth and Mary Buckley. He married Sarah Buckley on 15 February 1768. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters.

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James Buckley
Sarah Buckley
Marriage: 15 February 1768
Abraham Buckley
James Buckley
Sarah Buckley
Margrit Buckley
Mary Buckley
Ann Buckley
William Buckley
Sarah Buckley
Sarah Ann Rose

Spouse and Children

15 February 1768


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Parents and Siblings


    Mary Buckley




World Events (4)


Age 78

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 88

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Age 93

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck’, ‘male deer’ or bucca ‘hegoat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.2 English: possibly a variant of Bulkley , from the local pronunciation.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning ‘cowherd’, ‘servant’, ‘boy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Buckley in entry for Mary Buckley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Buckley in entry for William Buckley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Howarth Or Buckley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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