Peter Berry

1763–
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Peter

When Peter Berry was christened on 8 July 1763, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Berry, was 41 and his mother, Jane Moorefield, was 39. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Catharine Topping.

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Peter Berry
1763–
Catharine Topping
1765–
John Berry
1797–
Alice Berry
1800–

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

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

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peter Berry in entry for Thomas Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Peter Berry in entry for Ann Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Peter Berry in entry for Betty Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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