Harriet Oddie Burscough

Brief Life History of Harriet Oddie

When Harriet Oddie Burscough was born on 13 November 1885, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Burscough, was 27 and her mother, Frances Farrer, was 25. She married William Bolton on 12 May 1910, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. Her occupation is listed as sales woman for building business in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 30 June 1954, in Preston, Lancashire, England, at the age of 68, and was buried in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

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William Bolton
Harriet Oddie Burscough
Marriage: 12 May 1910
Robert Burscough Bolton
Thomas Porteous Bolton
John Bolton
William Bolton

Sources (6)

  • Harriet Burscough in household of Robert Burscough, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Harriet Oddie Burscough, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Harriet O Burscough in entry for Thomas P Bolton, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (7)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

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.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.

Name Meaning

Anglicized form of French Henriette, a feminine diminutive of Henry (French Henri) coined in the 17th century. It was quite common in England in the 18th and early 19th centuries.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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