James E. Bardsley

7 May 1845–23 April 1911 (Age 65)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James E.

When James E. Bardsley was born on 7 May 1845, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Bardsley, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Garside, was 29. He married Ellen Florence Clark on 5 October 1892, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 23 April 1911, in North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

James E. Bardsley
Ellen Florence Clark
Marriage: 5 October 1892
Elizabeth Bardsley
Mary Florence Bardsley
Sophia Marjorie Bardsley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1892Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 5
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from Bardsley in Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, so named from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Beornrēd (composed of the elements beorn ‘young warrior’ + rǣd ‘counsel, advice’) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.perhaps also a variant of Barnsley, a habitational name from Barnsley in Gloucestershire, since the early records of the placename show variation between spellings in Barnes-, Barndes-, and Bardes-.English:

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

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    Story Highlight

    Insights into the James E Bardsley Family

    In 1935, James E Bardsley's nephew, Albert Belliston, and his wife, Elsie, and Albert's brother, Wilford, and wife, Winnie, left Nephi for a trip to the East, visiting many Church history sites of the …

    Sources (18)

    • James Beardsly in entry for Mary Frances Beardsly, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • James Bradley in household of George Bradley, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James E Bardsley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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