James Greaves

about 1803–
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

James Greaves was born about 1803, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Sarah Dunkerley on 5 October 1829, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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James Greaves
1803–
Sarah Dunkerley
1809–
Marriage: 5 October 1829

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1829
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1815

Age 12

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 20

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 22

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English grǣfe ‘brushwood’, ‘thicket’, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, for example in Cumbria, Lancashire, and Staffordshire.

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

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