Henry Clegg

16 December 1853–
Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Clegg was born on 16 December 1853, in Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Clegg, was 26 and his mother, Phoebe Hayhurst, was 26. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Richard Clegg
Phoebe Hayhurst
Elizabeth Clegg
Ellen Dora Clegg
Henry Clegg

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1858 · Halle Orchestra Give First Performance

Age 5

The Hallé Orchestra named after Charles Hallé became a permanent orchestra when they played for the first time on January 30, 1858, in the Free Trade Hall. The orchestra fell on hard times in 1861 and performed only two concerts. From 1899-1911 Hans Richter directed the orchestra.

Age 31

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Clegg, from Old Norse kleggi ‘haystack’, originally the name of a nearby hill.2 Manx: variant of Clague .

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

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  • Henry Clegg in household of Phoebe Clegg, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Henry Clegg in household of Pheobe Clegg, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Henry Cligg in household of Phoebe Cligg, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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