James Hagger


Brief Life History of James

When James Hagger was born in 1840, in Upton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Haggar, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Webb, was 35. He married Betsey Mansley about 1865, in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Great Thurlow, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Sudbury, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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James Hagger
Betsey Mansley
Marriage: about 1865
James Hagger
Joseph Hagger
Osborn Thomas Hagger
Saunders Hagger
Flora Hagger
Richard J Hagger
Arthur Hagger
Edward Hagger
Ada Frances Hagger
Agnes Hagger

Sources (9)

  • James Haggar, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Hagger in entry for James Hagger, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"
  • James Haggar in household of James Haggar, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1865Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    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.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 40

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning


    occupational name for a woodcutter, from an agent derivative of Middle English haggen ‘to cut or chop’.

    occasionally the name may be a variant of Agar (compare Hager 5).

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

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