Martha Berry

1804–
Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Berry was born on 7 January 1804, in Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Berry, was 27 and her mother, Margaret ( Peggy) Clegg, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Richard Berry
1776–
Margaret ( Peggy) Clegg
1772–1825
James Berry
1798–
James Berry
1798–
Ails Clegg Berry
1806–
John Berry
1808–
Albert Berry
1818–1821
Richard Berry
1801–1877
Richard Berry
1801–
Alice Berry
1802–
Henry Berry
1803–1883
Martha Berry
1804–
Alice Berry
1812–
Henry Berry
1814–
John Berry
1814–
Christopher Berry
1816–1871
Luke Clegg Berry
1818–1876
Varley Berry
1821–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

  • James Berry

    Male1798–Male

  • Male1798–Male

  • Richard Berry

    Male1801–1877Male

  • Male1801–Male

  • Female1802–Female

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World Events (8)

1815

Age 11

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 21

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 38

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Martha Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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