Mary Stansfield

1859–
Barrowford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Stansfield was born in 1859, in Barrowford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Stansfield, was 36 and her mother, Ellen Sutcliffe, was 34. She lived in Kirkheaton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1857.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Stansfield
1823–
Ellen Sutcliffe
1825–
Willie Stansfield
1857–
Annie Stansfield
1859–
Mary Stansfield
1859–
David Stansfield
1860–
James Stansfield
1864–
Sarah Stansfield
1866–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 0

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1884

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 42

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, probably named with the genitive case of the Old English personal name Stān ‘stone’, a byname or short form of any of various compound names with this as the first element ( compare, for example, Stammer , Stannard ) + Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’. 2. alternatively, it may be a topographic name from Middle English stanesfeld ‘open country of the (standing) stone’, with reference to a prominent monolith. There are other places so called, for example in Suffolk, but the distribution suggests that the one in Yorkshire is the source of the surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Stansfield in household of Jonathan Stansfield, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Stansfield in household of Jonathan Stansfield, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Mary Hannah Stansfield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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