Amelia Frankland

2 May 1851–April 1930 (Age 78)
Warley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Frankland was born on 2 May 1851, in Warley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Frankland, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Sutcliffe, was 21. She married Joseph Foster on 6 March 1870, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died in April 1930, in Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Foster
1849–1934
Amelia Frankland
1851–1930
Marriage: 6 March 1870
Arthur Foster
1872–1916
Martha Elizabeth Foster
1874–1954
Emma Foster
1877–
Fred Foster
1880–1961
Sam Foster
1882–1957
Taylor Foster
1883–
Harry Foster
1886–1946

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Foster

    Male1849–1934Male

    Female1851–1930Female

MARRIAGE
6 March 1870
Halifax, Yorkshire, England
children

(7)

    Arthur Foster

    Male1872–1916Male

    Martha Elizabeth Foster

    Female1874–1954Female

    Emma Foster

    Female1877–Female

    Fred Foster

    Male1880–1961Male

    Sam Foster

    Male1882–1957Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1851–1930Female

    Samuel Frankland

    Male1852–1878Male

    Emma Frankland

    Female1855–1939Female

    Alfred Frankland

    Male1857–1920Male

    William Frankland

    Male1859–1910Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 12

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

English: status name for someone who lived on a piece of land held without obligations of rent or service, from Anglo-Norman French frank ‘free’ ( see Frank 2) + Middle English land ‘land’. Compare Freeland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Foster in household of Joseph Foster, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Amelia Fosser in household of Joseph Fosser, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Amelia Foster, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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