Esther Walker

about 1838–
Belper, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Esther

Esther Walker was born about 1838, in Belper, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Jonathan Walker and Mrs Jonathan Walker. She lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Walker
1811–
Mrs Jonathan Walker
–1841
Esther Walker
1838–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1843

Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

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.
1884

Age 46

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Esther Walker in household of Jonathan Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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