Alice Mayor

Longton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

When Alice Mayor was born in 1851, in Longton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Mayor, was 40 and her mother, Mary Rowcroft, was 42.

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James Mayor
Mary Rowcroft
Hugh Mayor
John Mayor
Elizabeth Mayor
Lawrence Mayor
Margery Mayor
Robert Mayor
Dinah Mayor
Alice Mayor
Joseph Mayor

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 8

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): variant spelling of Mayer 1.2 Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname for an older man or a distinguishing epithet for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name, from Spanish mayor ‘older’ (Latin maior (natus), literally ‘greater (by birth)’).3 Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational or status name, from major ‘governor’, ‘chief’.

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

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  • Alice Mayor in household of Mary Mayor, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Alice Mayor in household of Mary Mayor, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice Mayor in household of James Mayor, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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