Abraham Lister

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Lister was born on 17 April 1810, his father, William Lister, was 30 and his mother, Mary, was 26.

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Family Time Line

William Lister
1781–
Mary
1785–
John Lister
1808–
Abraham Lister
1810–
William Lister
1810–
William Lister
1811–
Mary Lister
1813–

Sources (2)

  • Abraham Lister, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Abraham Lister, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

World Events (8)

1815

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

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, Middle English li(te)ster, a derivative of Middle English lit(t)en (Old Norse lita) ‘to dye’. This term was used principally in East Anglia and northern and eastern England (areas of Scandinavian settlement), and to this day the surname is found principally in these regions, especially in Yorkshire.

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

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