Rachel Gleaves

8 May 1847–
Litherland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Gleaves was born on 8 May 1847, in Litherland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Gleave, was 27 and her mother, Phoebe Howard, was 23. She married Edward Taylor in 1870, in West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Warrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Edward Taylor
Rachel Gleaves
Marriage: 1870
Fredrick Taylor
Jessie Howard Taylor
Edward Stanley Taylor
Minnie A Taylor
William Pypus Taylor
Laura Rachel Taylor

Spouse and Children

West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 3

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

Age 7

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

Age 31

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

English (chiefly Lancashire): variant of Gleave

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachael Taylor in household of Edward Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Rachael Taylor in household of Edward Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Rachel Gleave in household of William Gleave, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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