Thomas Barnes

1845–
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Barnes was born in 1845, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Noah Barnes and Alice Barnes. He lived in Wingfield, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Noah Barnes
Alice Barnes
Thomas Barnes
1845–

Parents and Siblings

    Noah Barnes

    MaleMale

    Alice Barnes

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 35

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 39

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn or barns, from Middle English barn ‘barn’, ‘granary’. In some cases, it may be a habitational name from Barnes (on the Surrey bank of the Thames in London), which was named in Old English with this word.2 English: name borne by the son or servant of a barne, a term used in the early Middle Ages for a member of the upper classes, although its precise meaning is not clear (it derives from Old English beorn, Old Norse barn ‘young warrior’). Barne was also occasionally used as a personal name (from an Old English, Old Norse byname), and some examples of the surname may derive from this use.3 Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bearáin ‘descendant of Bearán’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Barnes in household of Noah Barnes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Barnes in household of Noah Barnes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Barnes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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