Sarah Thistlethwaite

1869–1956 (Age 86)
Askrigg, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Thistlethwaite was born on 24 June 1869, in Askrigg, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Thistlethwaite, was 40 and her mother, Margaret Handley, was 35. She married William Scarr in January 1897, in West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 20 April 1956, in Sedbergh, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Thistlethwaite
1869–1956
William Scarr
1862–1944
Marriage: January 1897
THOMAS SCARR
1897–1973
George Scarr
1901–1902
Robert Scarr
1905–
Isabel Scarr
1909–1993
William Scarr
1910–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
January 1897
West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

  • Male1897–1973Male

  • George Scarr

    Male1901–1902Male

  • Robert Scarr

    Male1905–Male

  • Isabel Scarr

    Female1909–1993Female

  • William Scarr

    Male1910–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • George Thistlethwaite

    Male1829–Male

  • Margaret Handley

    Female1833–Female

siblings

(4)

  • John Thistlethwaite

    Male1857–Male

  • Mary Thistlethwaite

    Female1866–Female

  • Female1869–1956Female

  • Margaret Ann Thistlethwaite

    Female1872–Female

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 11

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 15

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

Age 35

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

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Thistlethwaite in household of George Thistlethwaite, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Thistlethwaite in household of George Thistlethwaite, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Thistlethwaite, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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