Betty Thorp

1831–
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betty

Betty Thorp was born in 1831, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 11

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1843

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 47

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: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Betty Thorp in household of John Thorp, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Betty Thorp, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty Thorp, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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