Luke Appleyard

Sherburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Luke

When Luke Appleyard was born in 1821, in Sherburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Appleyard, was 30 and his mother, Charlotte Bramham, was 30. He married Maria Jackson on 22 November 1879, in Morley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Morley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Luke Appleyard
Maria Jackson
Marriage: 22 November 1879

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22 November 1879
Morley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 0

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 33

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by an apple orchard, Middle English appleyard (an Americanized form of Applegarth , which in Scandinavian-speaking areas replaced the native Appleton ). There are several places named with this term, of which the most significant as a source of surnames is in West Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luke Appleyard, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Luke Appleyard, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Luke Appleyard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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