Jane Clough

Female6 February 1819–1 January 1899

Brief Life History of Jane

Jane Clough was christened on 6 February 1819, in Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Clough and Jane I'Anson. She married Thomas Beckwith on 26 September 1847, in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Barnard Castle, Durham, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She was buried in Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Beckwith
Jane Clough
Marriage: 26 September 1847
Eliza Jane Beckwith
Mary Beckwith
Anastasia Beckwith
Louisa Beckwith

Sources (15)

  • Jane Beckwith in household of Thomas Beckwith, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jane Clough, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jane Clough, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1847Hipswell, Yorkshire, England
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)

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    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.


    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.


    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived near a precipitous slope, Middle English clo(u)gh, clou, clew (Old English clōh) ‘ravine, steep-sided valley’, or a habitational name from a place called with this word, for example in Lancashire, Cumbria, or Yorkshire.

    English: in the East Midlands, East Anglia, and southeastern England, probably more often a variant of Clow .

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

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