Ann Brierley

about 1843–
Accrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

Ann Brierley was born about 1843, in Accrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Brierley. She married Richard Ashworth on 3 June 1861, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Richard Ashworth
Ann Brierley
Marriage: 3 June 1861
James Ashworth
Jane Ellen Ashworth
Richard Henry Ashworth
John Ashworth
Joshua Ashworth
Caleb Ashworth

Spouse and Children

3 June 1861
Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Brierley




World Events (8)


Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 7

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 35

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 any of the places called Brierl(e)y, in the West Midlands, West and South Yorkshire, and elsewhere, all of which are named with Old English brǣr ‘briar’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Ashworth in household of Richard Ashworth, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ann Ashworth in household of Richard Ashworth, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ann Ashworth in household of Richard Ashworth, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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