James Sharples

1858–
Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Sharples was born on 20 July 1858, in Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Margaret Jane Burton on 14 October 1876. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Todmorden, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

James Sharples
1858–
Margaret Jane Burton
1855–1921
Marriage: 14 October 1876
Elizabeth Hannah Sharples
1878–1878
Joseph Henry Sharples
1879–1879
Margaret Sharples
1881–1944
William Sharples
1883–1883
John Sharples
1884–
Ellen Sharples
1886–
Rachel Sharples
1886–
Richard Sharples
1887–
Samuel Sharples
1889–
Hannah Sharples
1891–
Cicely Sharples
1896–
James Burton Sharples
1897–1947
Frederick Sharples
1900–
Alice Sharples
1900–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1876
children

(14)

  • Elizabeth Hannah Sharples

    Female1878–1878Female

  • Joseph Henry Sharples

    Male1879–1879Male

  • Female1881–1944Female

  • William Sharples

    Male1883–1883Male

  • John Sharples

    Male1884–Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 1

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1884

Age 26

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

Age 43

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 (common in Lancashire): habitational name from Sharples Hall near Bolton, probably so called from Old English scearp ‘sharp’, i.e. ‘steep’ + lǣs ‘pasture’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Sharples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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