Ann Hesketh

Aughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Hesketh was born in 1831, in Aughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hesketh, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Meadow, was 26. She married Thomas Cain on 13 June 1859, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Maghull, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Thomas Cain
Ann Hesketh
Marriage: 13 June 1859
Thomas Cain
William Cain
Margaret Cain
Margaret Cain
James Cain
Alice Cain
John Cain

Spouse and Children

13 June 1859
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Thomas Cain


    William Cain


    Margaret Cain


    James Cain


    Margaret Cain


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 11

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.

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 47

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 (Lancashire): habitational name from places in Lancashire and North Yorkshire called Hesketh, or from Hesket in Cumbria, all named from Old Norse hestr ‘horse’, ‘stallion’ + skeið ‘racecourse’. The ancient Scandinavians were fond of horse-racing and horse-fighting, and introduced both pastimes to England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Cain in household of Thomas Cain, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ann Cain in household of Thomas Cain, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ann Cain in household of Thomas Cain, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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