John Scarber Dobson

1817–1886 (Age 69)
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Scarber

When John Scarber Dobson was born in 1817, his father, Thomas Dobson, was 34 and his mother, Jane Winter, was 30. He married Sarah Gordon on 27 March 1842, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1886, in Todmorden, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69, and was buried in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Scarber Dobson
Sarah Gordon
Marriage: 27 March 1842
Thomas Gordon Dobson
James Scarber Dobson

Spouse and Children

27 March 1842
Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Thomas Gordon Dobson


    James Scarber Dobson


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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 4

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 25

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Dobbe . This is also established in Ireland, notably County Leitrim.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Scarber Dobson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Scarber Dobson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Scarber Dobson, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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