Esther Anne Oates

1847–1887 (Age 40)
Whitley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Esther Anne

When Esther Anne Oates was born in 1847, in Whitley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Oates, was 30 and her mother, Hannah Lund, was 36. She married James Crofts about 1869, in Wombwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Wombwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1887, in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

James Crofts
1846–
Esther Anne Oates
1847–1887
Marriage: about 1869
Mary Ann Crofts
1870–1870
Ada Florence Crofts
1872–
Thomas Crofts
1874–1877
Charles Henry Crofts
1876–1935
Hannah Crofts
1878–
Thomas Crofts
1880–
Esther Anne Crofts
1883–1934
Emma Sykes Crofts
1886–1887
William Crofts
1886–
Amy Crofts
1887–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1869
Wombwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Oates

    Male1817–Male

    Hannah Lund

    Female1811–Female

siblings

(8)

    Elizabeth Lunn

    Female1835–Female

    Emma Oates Lund

    Female1838–Female

    Thomas Lund Oates

    Male1840–Male

    Sarah Oates

    Female1841–Female

    William Oates

    Male1844–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 7

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 16

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 33

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Ode ( see Ott ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Ann Crofts in household of James Crofts, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ester Ann Oats in household of Thomas Oats, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Fanny Crofts in household of James Crofts, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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