Joseph Prestwich

27 November 1851–1879 (Age 27)
Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Prestwich was born on 27 November 1851, his father, James Prestwich, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Booth, was 35. He lived in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1879, in Chorlton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 28.

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James Prestwich
Sarah Booth
John Prestwich
Hannah Prestwich
Robert Prestwich
Nancy Prestwich
Thomas Prestwich
Mary Prestwich
James Prestwich
Joseph Prestwich

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World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 8

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 27

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: habitational name from places in Lancashire (now Greater Manchester) and Northumbria, so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + wīc ‘outlying settlement’. Compare Preston .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Prestwich in household of James Prestwich, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Joseph Prestwich, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Prestwich, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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