Emmanuel Woodhead

1875–1937 (Age 62)
Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emmanuel

When Emmanuel Woodhead was born in 1875, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Emanuel Woodhead, was 41 and his mother, Susan Butterworth, was 30. He married Edith Shepherd on 1 June 1901, in Milnrow, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Castleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in 1937, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 62.

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Emmanuel Woodhead
Edith Shepherd
Marriage: 1 June 1901
Nelly Woodhead

Spouse and Children

1 June 1901
Milnrow, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Nelly Woodhead


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World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 3

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Age 9

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

Age 26

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 and Scottish: habitational name from any of various minor places named Woodhead, for example in West Yorkshire and Strathmore, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’, ‘top’, ‘extremity’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Emanuel Woodhead in household of Emanuel Woodhead, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emmanuel Woodhead, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emmanuel Woodhead, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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