Sarah Poppleton

Thornhill, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Poppleton was born in 1874, in Thornhill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Poppleton, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Balmforth, was 27. She married Henry Crossley on 27 September 1902, in Thornhill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Shitlington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Henry Crossley
Sarah Poppleton
Marriage: 27 September 1902

Spouse and Children

    Henry Crossley



27 September 1902
Thornhill, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    John Poppleton


    Hannah Balmforth




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

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

Age 10

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 34

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English popel ‘pebble’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Poppleton in household of Jno Poppleton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Poppleton in household of John Poppleton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Sarah Poppleton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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