Thomas Glover

1845–17 September 1884 (Age 39)
Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Glover was born in 1845, in Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Glover, was 37 and his mother, Martha Rigby, was 27. He married Ann Whalley on 24 February 1869, in Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Windle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 17 September 1884, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Glover
Ann Whalley
Marriage: 24 February 1869
Sarah Jane Glover
Martha Glover
Thomas Glover
Margaret Glover
Amelia Glover

Spouse and Children

24 February 1869
Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Rigby




    William Glover


    Charles Glover


    Mary Glover



    Albert Glover


+11 More Children

World Events (5)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 5

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

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.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of gloves, Middle English glovere, an agent noun from Old English glōf ‘glove’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Glover, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Glover, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Glover in household of George Glover, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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