John ATHERTON

25 April 1869–
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John ATHERTON was born on 25 April 1869, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Atherton Jr., was 30 and his mother, Mary English East, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Atherton Jr.
1838–
Mary English East
1838–
Mary Jane ATHERTON
1863–
Caroline Atherton
1864–1867
Caroline Atherton
1867–1917
John ATHERTON
1869–
Alfred Atherton
1871–1951
George Atherton
1873–
Herbert Atherton
1876–

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World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 9

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.
1884

Age 15

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 32

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Manchester named Atherton, from the Old English personal name Æðelhere + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Atherton in household of Mary Atherton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Atherton in household of Mary Atherton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Atherton in household of John Atherton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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