James Carr

about 1758–
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Carr was born about 1758, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Catherine Bevan on 31 August 1783, in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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James Carr
1758–
Catherine Bevan
1756–
Marriage: 31 August 1783
John Carr
1785–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 August 1783
Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
children

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World Events (6)

1812 · Manchester Food Riots

Age 54

The Manchester Food Riots started on April 18, 1812, in Shudehill. The main focus was on the potato market. By 3pm, calvary and infantry soldiers began patrolling the streets and breaking up the crowds.
1815

Age 57

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1819 · Peterloo Massacre

Age 61

On August 16, 1819, in St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England, a group of around 80,000 gathered together in an attempt to get parliament representation reformed. Shortly after a cavalry charged the crowd. By the end, 15 people died and around 600 were injured.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

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

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