Blackrod, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

Alice was born in 1817, in Blackrod, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 2 sons with William Mason.

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William Mason
Thomas Mason
Nathanill Mason

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)


Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 8

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 33

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

Name Meaning

Originally a variant of Adelaide , representing an Old French spelling of a reduced form of Germanic Adalheidis. Alice and Adelaide were already regarded as distinct names in English during the medieval period. Alice enjoyed a surge of popularity in the 19th century and periods of favour ever since. It was the name of the central character of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ( 1865 ) and Through the Looking Glass ( 1872 ), who was based on his child friend Alice Liddell , daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Alice Mason in household of William Mason, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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