James Mitchell

Male24 June 1840–6 April 1900

Brief Life History of James

When James Mitchell was born on 24 June 1840, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Mitchell, was 24 and his mother, Rebecca Riley, was 28. He married Martha Farrar on 10 July 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Skircoat, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 6 April 1900, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

James Mitchell
Martha Farrar
Marriage: 10 July 1858
Sarah Hannah Mitchell
Rebecca Mitchell
Mary Mitchell
Sophia Mitchell
William Mitchell
Clement Cooper Mitchell

Sources (9)

  • James Mitchell in household of Isaac Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Mitchell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1858
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 3

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 14

    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.

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

    Age 23

    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from the vernacular pronunciation in Middle English and Older Scots of the personal name Michael . See Michelson .

    English and Scottish: nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’.

    Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

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