Emma Lamb

19 May 1850–
Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma

When Emma Lamb was christened on 19 May 1850, in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Lamb, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Robson, was 32.

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Robert Lamb
Mary Ann Robson
Margaret Robson Lamb
Hannah Lamb
Robert Lamb
William Lamb
Sarah Lamb
Mary Jane Lamb
Martha Lamb
Isabella Lamb
Bel Lamb
Emma Lamb
John Lewis Lamb

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World Events (3)

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.

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Lamb in household of Robert Lamb, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Emma Lamb, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Emma Lamb, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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