Anne Clare

12 September 1870–
Farnworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

When Anne Clare was born on 12 September 1870, in Farnworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Clare, was 41 and her mother, Jane Tonge, was 37. She married John Thomas Morgan on 22 November 1890, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Farnworth, Lancashire, England in 1891 and Farnworth, Widnes, Halton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Morgan
Anne Clare
Marriage: 22 November 1890
James Morgan
Cornelius Morgan
William Morgan
Thomas Morgan
Harry Morgan

Spouse and Children

22 November 1890
Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Clare


    Jane Tonge




    Alice Clare



    Arnold Clare



    Mary Jane Clare


World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 8

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.

Age 14

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

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and English: habitational name from Clare in Suffolk (probably named with a Celtic river name meaning ‘bright’, ‘gentle’, or ‘warm’). One of the first Normans in Ireland ( 1170–72 ) was Richard de Clare, Earl of Pembroke, better known as ‘Strongbow’, who took his surname from his estate in Suffolk.2 English: habitational name from Clare in Oxfordshire, named with Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + ōra ‘slope’.3 English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Cla(i)re (Latin Clara, from clarus ‘famous’), which achieved some popularity, greater on the Continent than in England, through the fame of St. Clare of Assisi. See also Sinclair .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Morgan in household of Jane Clare, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ann Clare in household of Thomas Clare, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ann Clare in household of Thomas Clare, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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