Sarah Hannah Thistlethwaite

1845–1933 (Age 87)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Hannah

When Sarah Hannah Thistlethwaite was born on 25 December 1845, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Thistlethwaite, was 54 and her mother, Esther Eliza Dickinson, was 38. She married Joseph Henry Huthwaite on 27 October 1875, in The Oaks, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 28 September 1933, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 87, and was buried in Balmoral, Queensland, Australia.

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Sarah Hannah Thistlethwaite
Joseph Henry Huthwaite
Marriage: 27 October 1875
Esther Ethel Huthwaite
Eva Rachel Huthwaite
Ann Catherine Huthwaite
Lewis Henry Huthwaite

Spouse & Children

27 October 1875
The Oaks, Queensland, Australia


  • Female1879–1953Female

  • Eva Rachel Huthwaite


  • Ann Catherine Huthwaite


  • Lewis Henry Huthwaite


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Gold found in Port Phillip.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 18

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.

Age 25

British troops withdraw from Australia.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Hannah Thistlethwaite in household of John Thistlethwaite, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Hannah Thistlethwaite in household of John Thistlethwaite, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Hannah Thistlethwaite, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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