Thomas Carr

1849–
Whitehaven, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Carr was born in 1849, in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Carr, was 34 and his mother, Jane Simpson, was 26. He lived in Harrington, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Holmside, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

William Carr
1815–1878
Jane Simpson
1823–
Sarah Ellen Carr
1845–1875
Grace Carr
1854–
James William Carr
1859–
Thomas Carr
1849–
Margaret Ann Carr
1852–1911
John Richard Carr
1860–1943

Parents and Siblings

    William Carr

    Male1815–1878Male

    Jane Simpson

    Female1823–Female

siblings

(6)

    Sarah Ellen Carr

    Female1845–1875Female

    Male1849–Male

    Female1852–1911Female

    Grace Carr

    Female1854–Female

    James William Carr

    Male1859–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 31

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 35

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Greges in household of John Simpson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Joseph Carr in household of William Carr, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Carr in household of William Carr, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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