Thomas Morphet Atkinson

1873–1943 (Age 70)
Lonsdale Ward, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Morphet

When Thomas Morphet Atkinson was born in 1873, in Lonsdale Ward, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Atkinson, was 40 and his mother, Eleanor Morphet, was 38. He married Mary Ann Briggs on 9 May 1896, in Denby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ripley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 16 September 1943, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Morphet Atkinson
Mary Ann Briggs
Marriage: 9 May 1896
Kathleen Morphet Atkinson
Dorothy Isobel Atkinson
William Hedley Pym Atkinson
Bessie Eleanor Morphet Atkinson
Allin Roy Atkinson

Spouse & Children

9 May 1896
Denby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • William Atkinson


  • Female1835–1920Female



  • Bessie Atkinson


  • Isabella Atkinson


  • John Richard Atkinson


  • Thomas Morphet Atkinson


  • Margaret Ellen Atkinson


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 31

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Morphet Atkinson in household of William Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Mor* Atkinson, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Thomas Morpeth in entry for Wm Hedlegh Pym Atkinson, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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