Ann Parker

Brindle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Parker was born in 1846, in Brindle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Miller Parker, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Parker, was 35. She married Thomas Sharples on 28 October 1869, in Brindle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Thomas Sharples
Ann Parker
Marriage: 28 October 1869
Margaret Ellen Sharples
Miriam Sharples
Elizabeth Ann Sharples
John Sharples
Edith Sharples
Martha Sharples

Spouse and Children

28 October 1869
Brindle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 4

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

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.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 32

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Sharples in household of Thomas Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ann Parker in household of John Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ann Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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