Thomas Wardle

Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Wardle was born in 1849, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Wardle, was 35 and his mother, Mary Clarke, was 34. He married Agnes Sadler in 1881, in Burnham on Crouch, Essex, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Orford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Thomas Wardle
Agnes Sadler
Marriage: 1881
Agnes Effie Chipper
Mr Jim Wardle
Agnes Effie Wardell
Thomas Wardle
Mabel Wardle
Frederick Wardle
Helen M Wardle
George B Wardle
Gladys A Wardled
Alec R Wardle
Elsie W Wardle

Spouse and Children

Burnham on Crouch, Essex, England


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 31

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 35

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from places in Cheshire and Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire) called Wardle, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Warden 2 and Wardlaw . 2. regional name from Weardale in County Durham, which takes its name from the Wear river (named with a Celtic word probably meaning ‘water’) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Wardle, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Wardle, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Wardell, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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