John Clitheroe

Brief Life History of John

When John Clitheroe was born in 1781, in Leyland, Lancashire, England, his father, Thomas Clitheroe, was 33 and his mother, Mary Bradley, was 31.

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Thomas Clitheroe
Mary Bradley
William Clitheroe
Alice Clitheroe
Thomas Clithero
Thomas Clitheroe
John Clitheroe
Alice Clitheroe
George Clitheroe
Mary Clitheroe
Henry Clitheroe
Thomy Clitheroe
Mary Clitheroe

Sources (3)

  • John Clithero, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • John, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."


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

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Clitheroe (Lancs).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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