John Greenhalgh

7 May 1820–
Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Greenhalgh was born on 7 May 1820, in Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Greenhalgh, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Haywood, was 23.

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James Greenhalgh
Catherine Haywood
Margaret Greenhalgh
John Greenhalgh
Thomas James Greenhalgh
James Greenhalgh
William Greenhalgh
Robert Greenhalgh

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 5

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 34

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire called Greenhalgh, from Old English grēne ‘green’ + holh ‘hollow’. Compare Greener .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jno. Greenhalgh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Greenhalgh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Greenhalgh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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