Clara Eckersley

3 May 1881–
Kearsley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Clara

When Clara Eckersley was born on 3 May 1881, her father, Thomas Eckersley, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Leach, was 40. She lived in Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Kearsley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Thomas Eckersley
Sarah Leach
Emma Eckersley
James Eckersley
Sarah Alice Eckersley
David Eckersley
Betsy Eckersley
Ellen Eckersley
Mary Hannah Eckersley
Jesse Eckersley
Clara Eckersley
Thomas Eckersley

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 20

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 33

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a lost place in the parish of Leigh, near Wigan, probably so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ecgheard ( see Eckert ) or Ecghere + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Eckersley in household of Sarah Eckersley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Clara, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • Clara Eckersley in household of Sarah Eckersley, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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