Alice Whewell

Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

When Alice Whewell was born in 1845, in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Whewell, was 23 and her mother, Mary Walsh, was 22. She married Phineus Butler on 20 April 1867, in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1844.

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Family Time Line

Phineus Butler
Alice Whewell
Marriage: 20 April 1867
William Butler
Jane Ellen Butler

Spouse and Children

    Phineus Butler



20 April 1867
Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom



    Jane Ellen Butler


Parents and Siblings

    William Whewell





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World Events (8)

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.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 33

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant form of Sewell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Whewell in household of William Whewell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Alice Whewell in household of William Whewell, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Alice in entry for Jane Ellen Butler, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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