Margaret Jane Burton

1855–1921 (Age 65)
Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Jane

When Margaret Jane Burton was born on 27 September 1855, in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Burton, was 42 and her mother, Hannah Roberts, was 41. She married James Sharples on 14 October 1876. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Todmorden, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 9 April 1921, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Jane Burton
1855–1921
James Sharples
1858–
Marriage: 14 October 1876
Elizabeth Hannah Sharples
1878–1878
Joseph Henry Sharples
1879–1879
Margaret Sharples
1881–1944
William Sharples
1883–1883
John Sharples
1884–
Ellen Sharples
1886–
Rachel Sharples
1886–
Richard Sharples
1887–
Samuel Sharples
1889–
Hannah Sharples
1891–
Cicely Sharples
1896–
James Burton Sharples
1897–1947
Frederick Sharples
1900–
Alice Sharples
1900–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1876
children

(14)

  • Elizabeth Hannah Sharples

    Female1878–1878Female

  • Joseph Henry Sharples

    Male1879–1879Male

  • Female1881–1944Female

  • William Sharples

    Male1883–1883Male

  • John Sharples

    Male1884–Male

+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 4

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 8

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.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 23

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Sharples in household of James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Jane Sharples in household of James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Maryanna Barton in household of James Barton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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