Richard Threlfall

1819–1890 (Age 71)
Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Threlfall was born in 1819, in Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Threlfall, was 24 and his mother, Ellen (Threlfall), was 24. He married Jane Halliwell in 1843, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 29 April 1890, in Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71, and was buried in Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Threlfall
Jane Halliwell
Marriage: 1843
Helen Threlfall
William Threlfall
Elizabeth Threlfall
Thomas Threlfall
James Threlfall

Spouse & Children

  • Male1819–1890Male

  • Jane Halliwell


Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


  • Helen Threlfall


  • Male1846–Male

  • Elizabeth Threlfall


  • Thomas Threlfall


  • Male1852–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • James Threlfall


  • Ellen (Threlfall)




  • Male1819–1890Male

  • Elizabeth Threlfall


  • Margaret Threlfall


World Events (7)


Age 4

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 6

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 23

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

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Kirkham, named with Middle English thrall ‘serf’ (Old Norse þrǽll) + fall ‘clearing’, ‘place where the trees have been felled’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Threlfall in household of James Threlfall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Richard Threlfall, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Richard Threlfall, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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