Andrew James Thompson

Male25 June 1871–1944

Brief Life History of Andrew James

When Andrew James Thompson was born on 25 June 1871, in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Thompson, was 33 and his mother, Amy Louisa Elstob, was 24. He married Agnes Burns in 1902, in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cleator, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Cleator Moor, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1911. In 1891, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as railway engineman in Cleator, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1944, in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73.

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Andrew James Thompson
Agnes Burns
Marriage: 1902
Mary Ellen Thompson
Agnes Thompson
Jane Ann Thompson
Violet Thompson
Samuel John Thompson
Andrew Thompson

Sources (8)

  • Andrew J Thompson in household of Andrew Thompson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription
  • Andrew Thompson, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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  • Marriage
    1902Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

    Age 7

    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.


    Age 13

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

    Age 30

    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: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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