Thomas Greaves

about 1807–
Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Greaves was born about 1807, in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Jenny Scholfield on 20 August 1827.

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Thomas Greaves
1807–
Jenny Scholfield
1807–
Marriage: 20 August 1827

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 August 1827
Middleton (near Manchester), Lancashire, England

World Events (3)

1815

Age 8

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 16

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 18

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English grǣfe ‘brushwood’, ‘thicket’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, for example in Cumbria, Lancashire, and Staffordshire.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Thomas Greaves, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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