Thomas Hanson

16 January 1848–5 January 1922
Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Hanson was christened on 16 January 1848, in Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Matthew Hanson, was 33 and his mother, Ann Hartley, was 31. He married Margaret Ellen Eltoft on 14 May 1870, in Burnley St James, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He was buried in Burnley (Corporation) Cemetery, Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas Hanson
1848–1922
Margaret Ellen Eltoft
1850–1908
Marriage: 14 May 1870
William Matthew Hanson
1870–1871
John Robert Hanson
1873–
Etta Hanson
1880–1880
Ernest Hanson
1890–1890
Clara Jane Hanson
1875–1933
Henry Hanson
1877–1877
Anne Louisa Hanson
1878–1878
Tom Hanson
1881–1941
Martha Ann Hanson
1882–1884
Ada Hanson
1885–1885
Walter Hanson
1886–1886
Florrie Hanson
1892–1969

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 May 1870
Burnley St James, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Hanson

    Male1814–1880Male

    Ann Hartley

    Female1816–1869Female

siblings

(9)

    Ellen Hanson

    Female1836–Female

    William Hanson

    Male1838–Male

    Ann Eliza Hanson

    Female1840–Female

    Martha Hanson

    Female1843–Female

    Susanna Hanson

    Female1845–1910Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1854 · The Crimean War

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.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Midlands and northern England, especially Yorkshire): patronymic from Hann or the byname Hand .2 Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).3 Irish: variant of McKittrick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Hanson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Harison in household of Matthew Harison, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Hanson in household of Matthew Hanson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.