Thomas Maugham

Alston with Garrigill, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Maugham was born on 16 January 1835, his father, William Maughan, was 26 and his mother, Isabella Coultherd, was 28. He lived in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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William Maughan
Isabella Coultherd
Elizabeth Maughan
John Maughan
Frances Maughan
William W Maughan
Thomas Maugham
Joseph Maughan
Morrison Maughan
Sarah Hedby Maugham
Ruth Watson Maughan

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World Events (8)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 45

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Manningham near Bradford, recorded in the 13th century as Maingham.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Maughan in household of William Maughan, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Maughan, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Thomas Maughan, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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