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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Family Time Line

Thomas Eckersley
1838–
Sarah Leach
1841–
Emma Eckersley
1864–
James Eckersley
1867–
Sarah Alice Eckersley
1870–
David Eckersley
1872–
Betsy Eckersley
1874–
Ellen Eckersley
1875–
Mary Hannah Eckersley
1877–
Jesse Eckersley
1880–
Clara Eckersley
1881–
Thomas Eckersley
1883–

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World Events (8)

1884

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.
1914

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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