Jane Barker

West Heslerton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Barker was born in 1873, in West Heslerton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Adams Barker, was 32 and her mother, Mary Hesp, was 27. She married Joe Oldham on 30 March 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Joe Oldham
Jane Barker
Marriage: 30 March 1893
George Edward Oldham
Amy Isabel Oldham

Spouse and Children

    Joe Oldham



30 March 1893
Meltham-Mills, York, England


    George Edward Oldham


    Amy Isabel Oldham


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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

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

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 35

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’, genitive berbicis). With the change of -ar- to -er- in Middle English, this became indistinguishable from the preceding name.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Jane Barker, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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