Frances Lister


Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Lister was born in 1833, in Preston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Lister, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Grimwood, was 33. She married Charles Snell on 6 February 1852, in Preston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Charles Snell
Frances Lister
Marriage: 6 February 1852
Amelia Snell
Mary Ann Snell
Frederick Snell
Oscar Charles Snell

Sources (10)

  • Francis Snell in household of Amelia Snell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Frances Lister, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Frances Snell in household of Stephen Burch, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1852Preston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1834 · Removal of Menagerie from the Tower of London

    Age 1

    The royal menagerie was something more of a zoo with different types of animals and was removed from the tower in 1835.


    Age 10

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

    Age 35

    On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, Middle English li(te)ster, a derivative of Middle English lit(t)en (Old Norse lita) ‘to dye’. This term was used principally in East Anglia and northern and eastern England (areas of Scandinavian settlement), and to this day the surname is found principally in these regions, especially in Yorkshire.

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

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