Emily Barker

1879–
Pudsey, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

When Emily Barker was born in 1879, in Pudsey, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ralph Barker, was 32 and her mother, Emma Dunwell, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Barker
1847–
Emma Dunwell
1847–
Ralph Barker
1876–
Frederick Barker
1877–
Emily Barker
1879–
Annie Barker
1880–
Lewis Barker
1897–

Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Barker

    Male1847–Male

    Female1847–Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 1

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

Age 5

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

Age 35

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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 (3)

  • Emily Barker in household of Ralph Barker, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emily Barker in household of Ralph Barker, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emily Barker in household of Ralph Barker, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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