Margaret Sharples

1881–1944 (Age 63)
Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Sharples was born on 17 March 1881, in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Sharples, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Jane Burton, was 25. She married Ernest Mortimer on 12 May 1900. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Todmorden, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 6 June 1944, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Sharples
1881–1944
Ernest Mortimer
1878–
Marriage: 12 May 1900
Albert Mortimer
1902–
William Mortimer
1904–1927
James Mortimer
1907–
Evelyn Mortimer
1910–
Edward Mortimer
1912–1961

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 May 1900
children

(5)

  • Albert Mortimer

    Male1902–Male

  • William Mortimer

    Male1904–1927Male

  • James Mortimer

    Male1907–Male

  • Evelyn Mortimer

    Female1910–Female

  • Male1912–1961Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

  • Elizabeth Hannah Sharples

    Female1878–1878Female

  • Joseph Henry Sharples

    Male1879–1879Male

  • Female1881–1944Female

  • William Sharples

    Male1883–1883Male

  • John Sharples

    Male1884–Male

+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1884

Age 3

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 20

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.
1908

Age 27

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (common in Lancashire): habitational name from Sharples Hall near Bolton, probably so called from Old English scearp ‘sharp’, i.e. ‘steep’ + lǣs ‘pasture’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • M Sharples in household of James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Margaret Sharples in household of James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Margaret Sharples in household of James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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