Sarah Fowler

Rossendale, Lancashire, England

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Fowler was born in 1814, in Rossendale, Lancashire, England. She married Grimshaw Grimshaw in 1832, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Huncoat, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Grimshaw Grimshaw
Sarah Fowler
Marriage: 1832
Alice Grimshaw
John Grimshaw
Ellen Grimshaw
Mary Jane Grimshaw
Sopia Grimshaw
Elizabeth Grimshaw
Robert Grimshaw

Spouse and Children

Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 11

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 36

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

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Grimshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Grimshaw in household of Grimshaw Grimshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Grimshaw in household of Grimshaw Grimshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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