Christopher Berry

1816–1871
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Berry was born in 1816, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Berry, was 40 and his mother, Margaret ( Peggy) Clegg, was 44. He married Martha Farnhill on 7 March 1836, in Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He died in Barrowford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, and was buried in Barrowford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Berry
1816–1871
Martha Farnhill
1816–1876
Marriage: 7 March 1836
Henry Berry
1837–
Nancy Berry
1838–1898
Mary Ann Berry
1839–
Isaac Berry
1840–1892
Margaret Berry
1842–
Alice Berry
1844–
Richard Berry
1846–
Martha Berry
1848–1849
Hartley Berry
1850–
John Berry
1852–
Sarah Berry
1855–
Ellen Berry
1857–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 March 1836
Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(12)

  • Henry Berry

    Male1837–Male

  • Nancy Berry

    Female1838–1898Female

  • Mary Ann Berry

    Female1839–Female

  • Isaac Berry

    Male1840–1892Male

  • Margaret Berry

    Female1842–Female

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

  • James Berry

    Male1798–Male

  • Male1798–Male

  • Richard Berry

    Male1801–1877Male

  • Male1801–Male

  • Female1802–Female

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 5

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1823

Age 7

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 17

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Chas Berry, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Christopher Berry, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Christopher Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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