Thomas Snape

Whittle le Woods, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Snape was born in 1851, in Whittle le Woods, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Snape, was 35 and his mother, Catherine Nelson, was 34.

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William Snape
Catherine Nelson
Robert Snape
Catherine Snape
Eliza Snape
Anne Snape
William Snape
Thomas Snape

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 8

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places in England and southern Scotland, for example in North Yorkshire near Bedale, in the Lowlands near Biggar, and in Suffolk, so named with Old English snæp ‘area of boggy land’. In Sussex the dialect term snape is still used of boggy, uncultivable land.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Snape, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Snape, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Snape, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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