Clara Mellor

Brief Life History of Clara

When Clara Mellor was born in 1879, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Bartholomew Mellor, was 20 and her mother, Grace Wild, was 18. She married William Alfred Sinclair on 24 December 1902, in Werneth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 11 July 1949, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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William Alfred Sinclair
Clara Mellor
Marriage: 24 December 1902
William Sinclair

Sources (12)

  • Clara Mellor in household of Othwell Wild, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Clara Mellor in the Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915
  • Clara Sinclair in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places in Lancashire, West Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, earlier recorded as Melver, and named from ancient British words that are ancestors of Welsh moel ‘bare’ + bre ‘hill’.

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

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