Emma Granger

Brief Life History of Emma

When Emma Granger was born on 6 January 1847, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Banham, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Granger, was 21. She married Thomas Henry Lambert on 18 April 1870, in Hammersmith, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hammersmith, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 9 April 1928, in Bradford St James, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Lambert
1848–1940
Emma Granger
1847–1928
Marriage: 18 April 1870
Clara Lambert
1870–1933
William Thomas Lambert
1872–1872
William Lambert
1877–1917
Amy Lambert
1879–1961

Sources (16)

  • Emma Lanbert in household of Thomas H Lanbert, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emma Grainger, "World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, 1534-1983"
  • Emma Granger, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

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.

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ (see Grange ).

French: from Old French grangier (see 1 above), an occupational name for an owner of a granary or a status name for a tenant farmer, a sharecropper.

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

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