Walter Partington

about 1850–
Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Walter

Walter Partington was born about 1850, in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Margaret Hall on 11 April 1870, in Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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Walter Partington
1850–
Margaret Hall
1848–
Marriage: 11 April 1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 April 1870
Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 0

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

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 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Partington, from Old English Peartingtūn ‘settlement (tūn) associated with Pearta’, a personal name not independently recorded.

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter Partington, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Walter Partington, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Walter Partington, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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