Thomas Isherwood

1846–after 1886 (Age 40)
Bedford Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Isherwood was born in 1846, in Bedford Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Isherwood, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Hayes, was 21. He married Mary Louisa Cunliffe in October 1879, in West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Garston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died after 1886, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Isherwood
Mary Louisa Cunliffe
Marriage: October 1879
Elizabeth Isherwood
Jessie Isherwood
Esther Harper Isherwood

Spouse and Children

October 1879
West Derby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Isherwood


    Elizabeth Hayes





    Mary Ann Isherwood


    Sarah Isherwood


    James Isherwood


    Henry Isherwood


+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 4

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 8

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.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 13

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place in the parish of Bolton-le-Moors, near Manchester, of uncertain etymology.

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

Story Highlight

Life of Thomas Isherwood

He married Mary Cunliffe He was listed as an Engineer on his marriage certificate according to an article by Jerry Shepherd researching the John Cunliffe and Appleton line Thomas Married Mary Cunlif …

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Isherwood, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Isherwood, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Isherwood in household of Henry Isherwood, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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