John Berry

1756–
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Berry was christened on 10 December 1756, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Berry, was 34 and his mother, Jane Moorefield, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Robert Berry
1722–1802
Jane Moorefield
1724–
Richard Berry
1744–1811
James Berry
1758–1806
Mary Berry
1765–1830
Alice Berry
1746–
Jane Berry
1748–1748
Elizabeth Berry
1751–
Thomas Berry
1753–
John Berry
1756–
Robert Berry
1759–1839
Peter Berry
1763–

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World Events (3)

1815

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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.

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