Sarah Dale Davenport

30 March 1834–
Blacon, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Dale

When Sarah Dale Davenport was born on 30 March 1834, in Blacon, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Davenport, was 23 and her mother, Ann Hutchinson, was 23. She married James Jackson Schofield on 18 December 1858, in Ardwick St Thomas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Bradford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Hulme, Lancashire, England for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Whitehead
Sarah Dale Davenport
Marriage: 8 March 1868

Spouse and Children

8 March 1868
Deansgate, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    William Davenport


    Ann Hutchinson




    Harriet Davenport



    Priscilla Davenport


    William Davenport


    Alfred Davenport


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 8

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 44

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: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu ‘to drop’, ‘to trickle’) + Old English port ‘market town’.2 Irish (County Tipperary): English surname adopted by bearers of Munster Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh ‘descendant of Donndubhartach’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + artach ‘nobleman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Whitehead in household of Joseph Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah D Whitehead in household of Joseph Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Davenport in household of William Davenport, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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